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01-03-2013, 12:25 AM
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drosennhl 10:08pm via Twitter for iPhone Fehr left open possibility to meet tomorrow. He did not say yes for sure or no for sure.




drosennhl 10:11pm via Twitter for iPhone
Bettman says the process will be continuing tomorrow morning. Mediator Scot Beckenbaugh asked them to get back together at 10 am.


drosennhl 10:12pm via Twitter for iPhone
Bettman: "As long as the process continues I am hopeful." He also says the word disclaimer has never been uttered by the NHLPA to the NHL.


drosennhl 10:13pm via Twitter for iPhone
Bettman says the mediator was present all day. He says it was a joint request by the parties. "Can't hurt," he says.


drosennhl 10:14pm via Twitter for iPhone
Bettman says the pension plan is a very complicated issue, "but that is something we understand is important to the players."


JSportsnet 10:14pm via Web
Difficult for either Fehr or Bettman to discuss specifics with Federal Mediator present. Discretion is key when they are involved.


reporterchris 10:15pm via UberSocial for BlackBerry
Gary Bettman says the sides had "philosophical discussions" about why certain issues are important to each side.


DarrenDreger 10:18pm via Twitter for BlackBerry®
PA did not file disclaimer but will in near future if a deal isn't reached.

TGfireandice 10:17pm via TweetDeck Bettman called pension plan "a very complicated issues" and said league hopes to satisfy players' needs on that.


RealKyper 10:19pm via Twitter for BlackBerry®
Told #NHLPA would need to re vote if they wanted to re visit declaimer.


JSportsnet 10:21pm via Web
Three straight days of Fehr and Bettman being pleasant,discreet and diplomatic. Might be record during lock-out.

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