By now, you’re probably well aware of the latest breakdown in NHL talks. If you aren’t, here’s the recap: It isn’t looking good.
There appeared to be some real reason for optimism heading into Thursday, but all of that disappeared later in the evening when talks broke down again. In this case, much of the wrangling seems to be about the length of a new collective bargaining agreement and player contract issues rather than financial concerns.
The hope for an NHL season is dwindling, and former NHL Players Association executive director Paul Kelly thinks the players need to relent to the owners on the CBA’s length to get a deal done and save the season. Check out everything Kelly had to say in the video above.