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NHLPA reportedly working on counteroffer

Dec 28, 2012, 12:35 PM EDT

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We said earlier it was hard to imagine the players would accept the NHL’s new CBA offer in its entirety. And apparently they won’t.

The NHLPA is holding a conference call this afternoon to update its members; however, Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reports a counteroffer is already in the works.

It’s likely this roller-coaster still has a few loops and corkscrews to go before we learn if there’s going to be a season or not. The NHL has canceled games through Jan. 14, so time remains for more rejections and posturing.

Fun!

Update: Courtesy ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun, here are the full details of the NHL’s latest offer.

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