It is time to catch up on News from the Telephone…
On December 22, the players that belong to the NHLPA voted overwhelmingly to give the executive board power to file a disclaimer of interest until January 2nd. This means the union has taken steps towards being able to file antitrust lawsuits against the league, and owners.
The NHL has lost a total of 625 games to date, including the Winter Classic and All Star Weekend/Game.
President Obama urged the NHL and NHLPA to “do right by the fans” and find a way to agree to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges extented an open invitation via Twitter advising people to join him at a Montreal ice rink for a pickup game of hockey.
That’s all for now.