The National Hockey League's Board of Governors will meet Friday to vote on the ratification of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and to consider rule changes for implementation.
The meeting will be conducted at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, 53rd Street and Seventh Avenue.
The meeting will begin at 1 p.m., ET
Media work room facilities will be available in The Riverside Suite on the Third Floor.
Following the Board of Governors session, beginning at approximately 3 p.m., ET, Commissioner Bettman will conduct a news conference in The Riverside Ballroom, also on the Third Floor.
Should the Collective Bargaining Agreement be ratified, a Draft Drawing will be conducted to determine the Order of Selection for the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. The Draft Drawing will be televised by TSN in Canada and by various outlets in the U.S., beginning at approximately 4 p.m., ET.