Donald Fehr, left, executive director of the NHL players' association, talks to reporters following collective bargaining talks between the NHLPA and the NHL in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Players, from left, Detroit Red Wings' Daniel Cleary, Edmonton Oilers' Shawn Horcoff, Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal and Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan listen in the background. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

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Donald Fehr, left, executive director of the NHL players' association, talks to reporters following collective bargaining talks between the NHLPA and the NHL in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Players, from left, Detroit Red Wings' Daniel Cleary, Edmonton Oilers' Shawn Horcoff, Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal and Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan listen in the background. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)