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by Paul on 01/25/07 at 03:34 PM ET
from the CP via the Globe and Mail,
Ted Saskin is facing yet another challenge to his leadership of the National Hockey League Players’ Association, with a majority of the 30 union-player reps approving an independent investigation into his hiring.
The probe was announced Thursday in a release from a New York-based public relations company as players and officials were scattered across the continent following Wednesday night’s all-star game.
“This is an informative investigation that we feel will preserve the integrity of our NHLPA constitution and leadership process,” Mathieu Schneider, a Detroit Red Wings defenceman and interim NHLPA executive committee member, said in the release. “The purpose of the investigation is to clear the air, produce clarity on these questions and fortify a strong unified union.”
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