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by Paul on 07/21/05 at 09:24 PM ET
A weary Trevor Linden was ready to get out of the boardroom and back on the ice Thursday. As president of the NHL Players' Association, Linden has spent weeks studying documents, analysing data and negotiating with the league. "I'm looking very forward to getting on the ice and becoming a player again," the Vancouver Canucks forward said after the PA voted to approve the new collective bargaining agreement. "There's no question about that." The 16-year NHL veteran has said little publicly during the last few weeks of hard negotiations been the NHL and the players' association. Even so, he is believed to be a driving force behind getting the two sides back together when there seemed little chance of doing so, because he knew the players had had enough.
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