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Sunday, July 10, 2005

nhl- Still Meeting

via CP, The NHL and NHL Players' Association were still meeting Sunday night as they attempted to close out a tentative deal.
A source close to the talks said the NHL's executive committee would meet Monday regardless of whether a deal was done or not, commissioner Gary Bettman slated to update the group on where things stood.
Sunday was the seventh consecutive day union and league officials met as they continued to draft the agreement and iron other issues. They've held 80 negotiating sessions since Bettman cancelled the season Feb. 16.