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  1. World Cup plans being finalized; Olympics still a discussion

    Pierre LeBrun

    The expectation back in June was that the NHL and NHL Players' Association would have some kind of World Cup announcement by the end of summer, but that's going to wait a bit longer. Both sides have an understanding that they will wait to get more...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Q&A with NHL Players' Association executive...

    Pierre LeBrun

    One of the more polarizing issues, international competition opens up a lot of questions.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  3. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Team-by-team hockey breakdown (Canada)

    Pierre LeBrun

    There's no question Team Canada has talent -- lots of it. But is that enough to break the overseas hex that has plagued the team for so long?

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  4. Rumblings: International play, shootout spins and goalie police

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL's international future could get clearer next week when the league and the NHL Players' Association meet and delve deeper into details pertaining to the World Cup of Hockey and NHL regular-season games in Europe. It is still undecided what...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  5. NHL, IOC meet about sending players to Olympics, have 'good worki...

    Pierre LeBrun

    There is still no deal to send NHL players to Sochi next February for the Olympics, but another meeting Friday advanced the process.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  6. GMs make progress at shortened meetings

    Pierre LeBrun

    TORONTO -- The NHL's 30 GMs endorsed three key issues Wednesday, but the question now is whether the NHL Players' Association will endorse them to make them a reality. 1. Grandfathering visors Mathieu Schneider, the NHLPA's special assistant to t...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  7. NHL governors approve realignment

    Pierre LeBrun

    NHL owners have made it official: The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets are heading east, as realignment was approved.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  8. NHL, NHLPA agree to change escrow rate to 20 percent, according t...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL and NHL Players' Association have agreed to change this season's escrow rate to 20 percent, sources confirmed to

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2013
  9. Fighting realignment too risky for NHLPA

    Pierre LeBrun

    I'm not surprised that, in the end, the NHL Players' Association gave its consent to the NHL's realignment plan. While there were still reservations among player membership regarding the unbalanced 16/14 split in conferences, it wasn't worth the f...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  10. NHLPA consents to realignment plan

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL Players' Association after much thought has given its thumbs up to the NHL's proposed re-alignment plan.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  11. Rest easy, Winnipeg, realignment is coming

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL's new realignment plan for next season could become reality within two to three weeks. The league in conjunction with the NHL Players' Association has worked diligently over the past two weeks on realignment, including a meeting in Toronto...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  12. NHL to meet on Sochi involvement this week, sources say

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL's continued involvement in the Olympic Games will be discussed later this week when the league meets with the IOC, the International Ice Hockey Federation and the NHL Players' Association.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  13. Time for a little escrow talk (just a little)

    Pierre LeBrun

    Who feels like a little escrow talk? Zzzzzz. Nevertheless, I forge onward. The NHL and NHL Players' Association agreed this week to withhold 10 percent of each player's paycheck this season and put it into the escrow fund. If players' com...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  14. NHL, NHL Players' Association set escrow rate at 10 percent

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL and NHL Players' Association have set this season's escrow rate at 10 percent, both sides confirmed to Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  15. NHL, union still have questions on Olympics

    Pierre LeBrun

    The Olympics are not part of this tentative collective bargaining agreement, but that certainly doesn't mean the NHL and the NHL Players' Association are ignoring the matter. The two parties agreed to leave the Olympics out of the CBA, a departure...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  16. NHL offer boosts contract-length limit, player source says

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL has made a new proposal to the NHL Players' Association with time ticking toward a canceled season, the league confirmed Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012