NHL, players' association meet deep into night
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal mediator rejoined negotiations between the NHL and the players' association that stretched into the early hours of Thursday morning but still haven't produced a deal to get hockey back on the ice.
After a series of meetings during the day Wednesday, the sides reconvened at night and were together until nearly 1 a.m.
The biggest news to come out of the talks was that the union didn't inform the NHL that it was filing a disclaimer of interest before a self-imposed midnight deadline. Commissioner Gary Bettman said the topic never came up in discussions between the sides.
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