Federal Mediators Rejoin NHL Talks 12 Dec 12

Federal mediators will rejoin the NHL labor negotiations when talks resume on Wednesday at an undisclosed location. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said the session will not be held in New York City like previous meetings. The NHL and Players’ Association met with federal mediators on November 28th and 29th, but those meetings broke off without any progress being made. On Monday, the NHL canceled games through December 30th. Overall, 526 games have now been wiped out to account for nearly 43-percent of the regular season. The Winter Classic and All-Star Game have also been cancelled Minnesota was to have played in St. Louis tonight in what would have been regular season game number 28.