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Wednesday, July 06, 2005

nhl- Bob AWOL

from CBC, As the deal that would put NHL players back on the ice inches toward completion, Bob Goodenow, the head of the players' union, is absent from the negotiation table.
A source inside the talks told CBC he hasn't seen Goodenow in quite some time and that NHLPA president Trevor Linden and union director Ted Saskin have been driving the negotiations on the behalf of the players for the past month.
It's uncertain what Goodenow's absence means, but it comes on the same day as a player voiced his displeasure with union leadership....read on...