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In today's non-news regarding the CBA negotiations, the four main players in the talks (Bettman, Daly, Donald Fehr and his brother Steve Fehr) will meet next week in a small group session to see what they can get done. Nothing new to see here, folks. [TSN]
In case you want to see a video of Donald Fehr talking about the most recent progress (or lack thereof) in the CBA negotiations, knock yourself out: [PHT]
Mr. Bettman is confident the NHL would recover even after a possible lockout because it has "the world's greatest fans." Oh, stop it, Gary, you're too kind. [PHT]
Interesting article on how the NHL has to deal with how social media affects things like the CBA negotiations. [Globe and Mail]
A retrospective on Pro Beach Hockey. Ah, the 90s. [Sunbelt hockey Journal]
Who were the best free-agent signings this offseason? [Cross Checks]
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