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Deputy Commissioner Daly's statement regarding proposed new rule @NHLdotcom
NEW YORK -- Bill Daly, Deputy Commissioner of the National Hockey League, today released the following statement:

"Following discussions today between the NHL and the NHLPA, including player members of the Competition Committee, the NHLPA has requested additional time to secure the approval of its Executive Board prior to proceeding with the implementation of the proposed new rule regarding hits to the head. In response to the Union's request, the League has agreed to wait until tomorrow before proceeding with implementation. Our strong preference remains to proceed on a cooperative basis with the players on this important issue."

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