View Full Version : Konopka: "We are trying to do everything to get a deal done"

Coach Selly
09-10-2012, 04:46
The NHL and NHL Players' Association, trying to come up with a new collective bargaining agreement before the league's owners vow to lock out the players a week from Saturday, met twice in New York today for what were described as informal discussions.

Wild center Zenon Konopka was one of three NHL players who attended the sessions, which he called for "educational purposes" rather than formal negotiations.

"We're getting down to the nitty gritty here, and we're trying to understand the league's proposal to the best of our ability and we're trying to explain ours to them. We're trying to find some common ground and something to build off.

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