Afternoon Buzz: NHLPA holds annual meetings; Hossa to decide his fate with the Wings by draft day


The NHLPA held it’s annual meetings this morning in Las Vegas. It is being speculated that the NHLPA has decided to exercise their 5% inflator on the salary cap, which will keep the cap around the level it was this season. Another hot topic between the players association, are the Phoenix Coyotes. The growing concensus is that the players believe relocating to a market where the franchise won’t be in the red year after year is the best option. A few Friday afternoon rumors Marian Hossa is currently on vacation and will return sometime next week. Ritch Winter the agent for Hossa has been in talks with Wings GM Ken Holland and word is Hossa will make a decision on whether to test free agency by draft day. Martin Havlat has made concessions in talks with the Hawks and the only hold up on a deal is the term ofRead More »