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Saturday, July 09, 2005

nhl- Sometime

from the Philadelphia Inquirer, An NHL player agent predicted yesterday that if the NHL doesn't announce a tentative collective bargaining agreement by tomorrow, the announcement likely won't occur until the middle of next week. Another agent suggested that a settlement could be announced even later.
The NHL denied a report Thursday in the Los Angeles Times that a tentative agreement to the collective bargaining agreement had been reached. Commissioner Gary Bettman locked out the players Sept. 16, wiping out last season.
"If we don't hear anything over the weekend, we won't hear anything until at least Wednesday," agent Rick Curran said. "They would be concerned with conflicting with baseball's All-Star Game."
The All-Star Game is Tuesday, with the home-run contest and other activities on Monday....more...