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NHLPA makes 1st proposal to owners The Associated Press

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, center, and Ottawa Senators' Jason Spezza, left, follow Donald Fehr, executive director of the NHL Players' Association, after talking to reporters following collective bargaining talks, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

NHL and NHLPA work on new CBA

The NHL and NHLPA are negotiating a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in an effort to avoid a lockout. The current CBA expires on September 15th.