NHL STATEMENT FOLLOWING MEETING IN TORONTO
TORONTO (March 11, 2005) - The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association today resumed negotiations in Toronto. Attending the meeting for the NHL were Commissioner Gary Bettman, Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer Bill Daly, Senior Vice President & General Counsel David Zimmerman, as well as outside counsel Bob Batterman.
Following the meeting, Daly issued the following statement:
"We met with the NHL Players' Association today in Toronto for approximately 1 1/2 hours. No progress was made towards a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The parties have agreed to meet again next week."
NHLPA STATEMENT FOLLOWING MEETING IN TORONTO
"Gary and I engaged in general discussions today and we plan to meet again next week for further dialogue. There were no proposals exchanged today." Bob Goodenow, NHLPA Executive Director