The Canadian Press reported Saturday that NHL players will begin voting Sunday on whether they’ll grant their executive board the authority to dissolve the NHL Players’ Association.
CP added that two-thirds of the union’s membership must vote in favour of allowing the executive board to file a “disclaimer of interest,” according to a source. Votes will be cast electronically over a five-day period that ends Thursday.
Should players vote in favour of allowing the 30-member executive board to file a disclaimer, it would have until Jan. 2 to do so.
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Ken Belson of the New York Times reports that the latest moves by the NHL and the players have raised the odds of the entire season being cancelled. Read more by clicking here.
Stu Hackel of SI.com writes about how the lockout is getting uglier by the day. Read his column by clicking here.
(Photo by Chris Young/Canadian Press)