Campoli Joins Competition Committee

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It was announced today that Chris Campoli would be joining the Competition Committee.

According to Article 22 of the 2005 Collective Bargaining Agreement (link opens a PDF):

The NHL and NHLPA will establish a Player/Club Competition Committee (the “Competition Committee”) for the purpose of examining and making recommendations associated with issues affecting the game and the way the game is played. The issues to be considered by the Competition Committee will include: (1) the development, change, and enforcement of Playing Rules; (2) Player equipment regulations and standards; (3) Player dressing room and in-arena facility standards; (4) the scheduling of games played outside a team’s home arena and facility standards relating to said games (e.g., “outdoor”games, neutral site games, etc.); and (5) issues relating to schedule, compression andstart times for games. By mutual agreement the NHL and NHLPA can expand the issuesto be considered by the Competition Committee.

Campoli and Mike Cammalleri of the Montreal Canadiens join David Backes of the St. Louis Blues, Chris Clark of the Columbus Blue Jackets, and Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres on the committee, replacing Mike Commodore and Mathieu Schneider. The committee will meet tomorrow, June 13.

After the jump, get the full press release from the NHLPA:


TORONTO (June 12, 2011) – The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced today that two new members will be representing the Players as members of the Competition Committee.

Following their recent selection by the NHLPA’s Executive Board, Mike Cammalleri (Montreal Canadiens) and Chris Campoli (Chicago Blackhawks) will join current members David Backes (St. Louis Blues), Chris Clark (Columbus Blue Jackets) and Ryan Miller (Buffalo Sabres) on the Competition Committee. Cammalleri and Campoli replace Mike Commodore and Mathieu Schneider as voting members of the Committee. Schneider will remain on the Committee as the NHLPA’s non-voting member.

The full NHL/NHLPA Competition Committee will meet on Monday, June 13th at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Boylston room on the first floor. Please note that media availability will be held at the conclusion of the meetings. The listed time is an approximate end time.


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