TORONTO - Ted Saskin has been fired as as head of the NHL
The NHLPA's executive board, made up of 30 player-reps plus the
six-member interim executive committee, voted on a conference call
to severe its ties with the suspended executive director.
In March, Saskin was given a paid leave of absence, along with
senior director Ken Kim, following allegations they read players'
Toronto employment lawyer Chris Paliare was subsequently
retained as outside counsel to look into the situation.
He produced a report recommending Saskin be fired.
The executive board is `considering its options' with respect to
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