National Hockey League Players' Association

IIHF chief urges players to press NHL on going to Olympics

International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene' Fasel placed the emphasis on NHL players to persuade the league to compete at the 2022 Beijing Winter Games.

NHL Players' Association chief Don Fehr responded by saying it's a little more complicated than that.

Though Fehr believes it's in the league's best interest to compete at the 2022 Olympics, he told The Associated Press on Thursday that he's not ready to commit to re-opening bargaining talks next year in a bid to have that happen.

"I would like to believe that by the time we get there that the owners would have a much greater interest and understanding of the potential value that it could have," Fehr...

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