Mediators Remain Involved In NHL-NHLPA CBA Negotiations
A federal mediator met with the NHLPA this morning "and will do so again later today before recommending if more labour talks with the NHL should take place." If the mediator "concludes that a deal is close, then he will suggest the meeting between the two sides" (TSN.ca, 12/13). NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly in an e-mail said there has been "some back and forth with the mediator." He added that it is "too early to say if the parties will be meeting" (AP, 12/13).