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Will the NHL lose their season this year? Rick Horrow discusses the latest with the labor talks.
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I'm fox sports news analyst Rick Carl with the business of the NHL. Here's a news flash quicksilver just signed on as the official board shorts at the NHL. Following in the footsteps of the NFL and NBA. Well that's fine. But the biggest issue is are they gonna play hockey this year. Gary Bettman and Don -- locked in heated labor negotiations. And a mid September deadline is fast approaching. It doesn't just involve labor negotiations that are also involves some teams in business situations that are waiting. Jeff stand to be in the New Jersey Devils 080 million dollars to their bankers and their trying to figure out how to get that next loan pay. Not knowing labor certainty for the next twenty years and of course the New York Islanders looking for new arena and you don't know what's gonna happen with that until the NHL deal gets done. Obviously three league's got their deals resolve last year and the NHL is the last man out. The rhetoric seems to be toned down and nobody knows where the substance is and there are not airing their dirty laundry. Which is also good for labor negotiations. And again. Let's see if the NHL can save their three to four billion dollar business. And live another day with prosperity. And positives. Time is running out. -- -- --