The NHL’s collective bargaining agreement is about to expire, and Pat Hickey wonders if there will be a management-labour showdown after the 2011-’12 season.
After six seasons of growth and labour peace, the current collective bargaining agreement expires next month. While the expiration is unlikely to have an effect on the 2011-12 season, it’s not too early to start worrying about another work stoppage.
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