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Will NHLPA Distance Itself From The League

from Rick Wethead of the Toronto Star

During Saskin’s tenure at the union, emails reveal that NHL chief legal officer and deputy commissioner Bill Daly passed on to Saskin several suggestions about which players and union staff might be conspiring against him. Other emails reveal Saskin had become especially close to Daly and Gary Bettman after his hiring.

In advance of a meeting in Russia in autumn 2006, Saskin emailed the NHL commissioner: “Looks like Bill is getting the Moscow trip in September; I may send Chelios.”

In a response the same day Bettman deadpanned: “With a one-way ticket (cc not bd)?”

read on... getting ugly again folks…

Filed in: NHL Talk, NHL Business of Hockey, NHLPA, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: bill+daly, nhlpa, ted+saskin

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