NHL NOTEBOOK Kelly elected to lead the union

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m. Berard sidelined New York Islanders defenseman Bryan Berard will be sidelined two to four weeks because of a groin injury that forced him out of New York’s victory against New Jersey last weekend. From news services Paul Kelly will be introduced as the new executive director of the NHL Players’ Association today, the union said Tuesday night. Kelly was nominated for the job during a conference call with the 30 player representatives last week, but wasn’t confirmed for the position until he received a majority vote from the reps in a secret ballot vote. The Boston lawyer replaces Ted Saskin, who was fired as executive director last May amid allegations he ordered the spying of NHLPA player e-mail in the midst of a membership uprising against his leadership. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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