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Bettman, Fehr, Bach to meet on NHL and Olympics quoting : Yahoo

As it stated in It spent about $14 million to cover travel and insurance for NHL players for the 2014 Olympics in Russia.
Fasel has been talking and meeting with Bettman and Fehr for months, trying to make sure the top Hockey players compete in a sixth straight Olympics.
Before the last Winter Olympics in Russia, a decision was not made until the previous summer.
The meeting is the first to include IOC President Thomas Bach, IIHF President Rene Fasel, Bettman and Fehr regarding the NHL’s participation in the 2018 Olympics, they said.
FILE – In this Feb. 18, 2014, file photo, NHL Players’ Association Executive Director Don Fehr, left, International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel, center, and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, right, answer questions during a news conference at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Bettman, Fehr, Bach to meet on NHL and Olympics

as mentioned in Daly said a “compelling reason” was required to sway NHL owners toward their players attending a sixth straight Games.
The gathering could go a long way toward determining whether NHL players attend the next Olympics in South Korea, a prospect that’s looked increasingly grim.
Face-to-face could prove helpfulA face-to-face meeting between the NHL and IOC, in particular, could prove especially helpful to the process.
The NHL and IOC haven’t dealt directly with one another throughout the Olympic negotiation process with Fasel acting instead as intermediary.
NHL participation in the 2018 Olympics may get a much-needed boost on Friday.

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AP Sources: Bettman, Fehr, Bach to meet on NHL and Olympics

Before the last Winter Olympics in Russia, a decision was not made until the previous summer.
Fasel has been talking and meeting with Bettman and Fehr for months, trying to make sure the top hockey players compete in a sixth straight Olympics.
It spent about $14 million to cover travel and insurance for NHL players for the 2014 Olympics in Russia.
The meeting is the first to include IOC President Thomas Bach, IIHF President Rene Fasel, Bettman and Fehr regarding the NHL’s participation in the 2018 Olympics, they said.
The NHL has been the only professional sports league that pauses its season to allow its athletes to participate in the Olympics.

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