News from the Telephone – 1/1/13

September 12, 2012; New York, NY, USA; NHLPA executive director Don Fehr speaks during a press conference at the 2012 NHLPA summer player meetings at the Marriott Marquis. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

During a busy day yesterday, the National Hockey League Player’s Association presented the league with a counter-offer to the National Hockey League’s 288 page proposal that was submitted last Thursday.

Atleast both sides are speaking again about solidifying a new Collective Bargaining Agreement so that we can play professional hockey on an NHL level again.

Washington Capitals F Alex Ovechkin announced his engagement to Maria Kirilenko.  Ovechkin is 27, and Kirilenko is 25.

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