Reports out of New York have it that the NHL and NHLPA have spent a rather large amount of time just throwing down the dis-respect. The two sides perhaps starting to grate on each others nerves, as these latest negotiation sessions drag on and on and on. Apparently go south a bit, and we don't mean to Florida.
At least that's what we can divine from the many twitter posts and news accounts issued from the assembled media types, who have been quick to their tweets and reports with the back and forth of the Grade 8 level banter between the two sides.
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All however is not lost, the two parties have apparently adjourned for a luncheon date, perhaps to discuss things a bit more, maybe a full belly will make them a little more amenable towards an eventual settlement.
Let's check in shall we...
Well, that's not particularly encouraging is it..
Then again, things could be worse we guess, the last time two groups got together in a New York restaurant it ended really, really badly...
The only advice we can offer the two sides at this point is, make sure everyone has gone to the bathroom before the meeting starts..