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Face-to-face CBA negotiations are set to begin again today. Who's ready to get their hopes up again? [PHT]
Here are some highlights from the NHL's latest proposal to the PA: [Cross Checks]
Could NHL Center Ice be offered for free if a CBA deal is struck? Certainly couldn't hurt in the losing PR battle that the NHL is fighting. [Josh Rimer Hockey]
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