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Thursday, July 07, 2005

nhl Agent Thoughts

from Canada East, One of hockey's top player agents is at home in Saint John enjoying some leisure time with family. But with the announcement of a new collective bargaining agreement between the National Hockey League and its players association imminent, his vacation could be cut short.
"My vacation could last a few more weeks or it could be over this weekend," said Saint John native J.P. Barry, who is co-managing director of the IMG agency's hockey division.
Based on what he's been told by insiders, the 39-year-old said he expects a tentative deal to be announced Friday, although it may take until Monday or Tuesday for both sides to hammer out an agreement in principle....read on...