NHL Players Association executive director Donald Fehr speaks at a news conference after a meeting of the NHLPA executive board in Chicago on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Sitthixay Ditthavong)

Photo by: Sitthixay Ditthavong

NHL Players Association executive director Donald Fehr speaks at a news conference after a meeting of the NHLPA executive board in Chicago on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Sitthixay Ditthavong)