Kukla's Korner

Kukla's Korner Hockey

Good News For Former NHL Players

from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,

For some of the greatest players ever to skate in the National Hockey League, it’s one less thing to worry about as the holiday season approaches.

For others, it ends the uncertainty of wondering whether they’ll be able to make ends meet and pay basic household bills and medical expenses.

In either case, Monday’s confirmation that both the NHL Players’ Association and NHL owners have committed to continuing to fund the Senior Player Benefit plan through 2013 — even if a new collective bargaining agreement is not reached to save this NHL season — came as a relief to hundreds of former players or their widows.

Last month, neither the NHL nor the locked-out members of the NHLPA were willing to commit to making their contributions for 2013.

continued

Filed in: NHL Talk, NHLPA, | KK Hockey | Permalink
 

Comments

Be the first to comment.

Add a Comment

Please limit embedded image or media size to 575 pixels wide.

Add your own avatar by joining Kukla's Korner, or logging in and uploading one in your member control panel.

Captchas bug you? Join KK or log in and you won't have to bother.

Smileys

Notify me of follow-up comments?

Feed

Most Recent Blog Posts

About Kukla's Korner Hockey

Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.

Email Paul anytime at pk@kuklaskorner.com

 

image

image

image