Union irked that NHL let GMs field questions from players about CBA
The battle between the NHL and the players union heated up Tuesday.
After learning the NHL had given permission to its owners and general managers to answer players' questions during a 48-hour window last week concerning the offer made last Tuesday by commissioner Gary Bettman, NHL Players' Association officials were frustrated and upset.
With no talks scheduled and a Thursday deadline to get a deal in place to allow an 82-game schedule, the decision by the league caused an even larger divide on the matter of trust that exists between the two sides.
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