Media Advisory - NHLPA to conduct media conference on Friday regarding decision on CBA termination option



    MONTREAL, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - The National Hockey League Players' Association
(NHLPA) will conduct a media conference on Friday to announce the decision of
the NHLPA's Executive Board regarding its option to terminate the Collective
Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the NHLPA and the NHL following the 2008-09
season.

    
    WHAT:        Media Conference following NHLPA Executive Board decision

    ATTENDEES:   Paul Kelly, NHLPA Executive Director
                 Ian Penny, NHLPA General Counsel
                 Glenn Healy, NHLPA Director of Player Affairs
                 Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins defenseman
                 Mike Komisarek, Montreal Canadiens defenseman
                 Vincent Lecavalier, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman
                 Sheldon Souray, Edmonton Oilers defenseman
                 Joe Thornton, San Jose Sharks forward

    WHERE:       Hospitalité Room (5th floor) - Hyatt Regency Montreal
                 1255 Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, Quebec

    WHEN:        Friday, January 23, 2009
                 11:45 a.m. EST

    Wireless internet access will be available.
    

    Directions from Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel: Head northeast on
Rene-Levesque Blvd. toward University Street. Turn left at Jeanne-Mance
Street. The hotel is located on the right hand side.

    Directions from Marriott Chateau Champlain: Head northeast on rue de la
Gauchetière toward Peel Street. Turn left at Peel Street. Turn right at
René-Lévesque Blvd. Turn left at Jeanne-Mance Street. The hotel is located on
the right hand side.

    Directions from Trudeau International Airport (Formerly Dorval Airport):
Follow Highway 20 East towards Montreal. Take Auto Route 720 East Montreal and
keep right. Take exit 6 Berri/St-Laurent to St-Laurent Street up to
Rene-Levesque Blvd. Turn left on Rene-Levesque Blvd. Turn right on
Jeanne-Mance Street. The hotel is located on the right hand side of
Jeanne-Mance Street and the corner of St. Catherine Street.





For further information:

For further information: Jonathan Weatherdon, Director, Communications,
National Hockey League Players' Association, Office: (416) 313-2316, Cell:
(416) 505-9249, jweatherdon@nhlpa.com; Andrew Wolfe, Communications
Coordinator, National Hockey League Players' Association, Office: (416)
313-2376, Cell: (647) 261-7355, awolfe@nhlpa.com

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