NHL Players Want League's Suit Nixed As Lockout Drags On

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 7:57 PM EST) -- The NHL Players' Association on Thursday urged a New York federal judge to dismiss the National Hockey League's class action, which seeks to affirm the legality of team owners' ongoing player lockout, in the event players authorize the NHLPA's executive board to dissolve the union and allow players to pursue antitrust claims against the league.

Late Thursday, the NHLPA began preparing players for a second round of electronic voting on whether to allow the union to disclaim interest, according to various media outlets, which would authorize...
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