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NHL offer to spark new talks on lockout

The NHL on Thursday made a few significant tweaks to its most recent collective bargaining agreement offer, and one optimistic team executive said he believes it will be a “tipping point’’ in the negotiations.

The players’ union responded Friday by agreeing to a conference call Saturday with owners, The New York Times reported. The sides are expected to meet face to face Sunday in New York for the first time since Dec. 13.

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