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Johan Hedberg is disappointed by the lack of progress yesterday. [Fire and Ice]
The NHL and NHLPA met yesterday to discuss the NHLPA counter-offer. Things did not go so well. [Puck Daddy]
Back away from the edge though, things aren't as bad as they could be. At least the NHLPA is talking "50-50" now. [Cross Checks]
One of the big issues for the players is that their current contracts get honored in the new deal. [PHT]
Sidney Crosby is down in the dumps about today's session. JOIN THE CLUB, FRIENDO. [The Hockey News]
Zach Parise is also a little miffed. Hey, remember him? [PHT]
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