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BUDAPEST, Hungary - Eve-Audrey Picard had a three-point game and Shea Tiley made 22 saves as Canada shut out Finland 7-0 on Monday at the under-18 womens world hockey championship. Picard had a goal and two assists to help Canada improve to 2-0 at the tournament. Seven different players scored for the two-time defending champions. "Today all four lines played excellent," said head coach Laura Schuler. "In the past weve had goals coming from one or two lines and today it was all four really contributing. So I was really proud of that." Sarah Potomak opened the scoring at 5:03 on the power play and Stephanie Lalancette made it a two-goal game at 10:53. Canada piled on in the second period as Picard, Victoria Bach, Jessica Healey, Rebecca Leslie and Alexandra Labelle padded the lead. Finnish netminder Anni Keisala stopped 52 of 59 shots. Canada opened the tournament with a 7-1 rout of Japan. Canada has an off-day before resuming preliminary-round action Wednesday against the Czech Republic. "I think weve done really well," said captain Lauren Wildfang. "Weve worked really hard to get where we are and I think that just needs to continue." The Czechs also improved to 2-0 with a 3-1 victory over Japan. The game against Canada will be for the top seed in Group A. Later in the day, Russia defeated Sweden 5-1 and the United States dumped host Hungary 7-0. Samuel Umtiti Barcelona Jersey . The Leafs were back on the ice Wednesday following an 10-day break. It apparently wasnt long enough, as Team Canadas 2-1 win over Latvia didnt conclude before the Leafs began practice. "I was thinking we might get a little delay, but it was nice to get out there," said Tyler Bozak of watching Wednesdays game. 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The league and CFL Players Association havent met since talks broke down last Wednesday when the CFL rejected a union proposal, then publicly revealed details of its last offer in separate letters to players and fans. Training camps are slated to open Sunday. "Were going to wait to get in that room Wednesday to see how it goes before any determination is made," CFLPA president Scott Flory said when asked if he expected players to report to camp. "Weve had internal discussions on that and we have strategies in place. "As you well know, it has been well documented (strike) ballots have been sent out to our players. Well cross that bridge Wednesday and see how it goes." The current collective bargaining agreement expires at midnight ET on Thursday. Flory has said union members wouldnt play under terms of the existing deal. The regular season is slated to kick off June 26. There has been one players strike since the formation of the CFLPA in 1965. It came in 74 and lasted three weeks during training camp before a three-year agreement was signed with no regular-season games lost. Revenue sharing is the main stumbling block in the negotiations, with the players wanting it back in the new agreement after conceding it in the last deal signed before the 2010 season. CFL commissioner Mark Cohon has said the league wont agree to revenue sharing because it doesnt have sufficient revenues and profits for the model to work effectively. Cohon and Michael Copeland, the CFLs president and chief operating officer, were not available for comment Tuesday. A league spokesman said both were busy preparing for Wednesdays session. But Flory said revenue sharing remains a focal point of the players associations offer, adding the union warned the league four years ago that it would be. "They came to us four years ago and we understood the situation," Flory said. "We took it off . . . but it was also stated clearly there was going to be discussions and we were going to want this back. "The term revenue sharing seems to be a pretty big, scary word out there right now and its not. What were talking about here is a system where the cap — which is a cap, its a maximum on what you can spend — is somehow connected to the monies that are being generated, is somehow tied to revenue. Through good and bad, it goes up or it goes down and the players are willing to share in that because its a successful model that exists out there. We understand that its not the NFL but were just on a smaller scale." The players key demand comes at a ttime of economic prosperity for the CFL, which for decades was on thin ice financially.dddddddddddd The league has a new contract extension with athletic apparel giant Reebok. One of its teams (Winnipeg) moved into a new stadium last season and another (Hamilton) is scheduled to do so this year, the same time expansion Ottawa will return and play at a refurbished facility. And with attendance continuing to rise and corporate sponsorships remaining strong, the CFL is buoyed by a lucrative five-year television agreement with TSN, reportedly worth an average of $42 million annually, that kicks in this season. That deal alone will reportedly net clubs an extra $2.7 million each this season, a fact not lost upon Flory. "The increased revenue is based on the product on the field and the players are the product," he said. "Our guys are full-time athletes . . . and deserve to be compensated fairly for it. "Were not asking for anything more than whats fair. Actually what were asking for is substantially less than the other professional associations." The league has offered to boost the average player salary by 12 per cent this season to $92,917 with a further increase over the following five years. The salary cap would increase by nine per cent from $4.4 million to $4.8 million per team while the average salary would go up $5,000 to $50,000 with a further increase to $55,000 over the following five years. The salary cap would also rise by $100,000 per team if the CFL receives more television revenue from TSN under a renegotiated broadcast agreement for each remaining year of the collective bargaining agreement. The CFLPA, which contends the average player stipend is just under $72,000, is asking for a $6.24-million cap, with a $5.84-million minimum. The 15 cap would be determined from the gross average revenue of seven clubs — excluding the top and lowest-grossing franchises. The proposal also calls for the players to receive 55 per cent of gross revenues from TV rights, pay TV rights, radio, Internet and any other form of broadcast or telecast of CFL games, 45 per cent of revenues from sponsorship and licensing and 40 per cent of tickets to pre-season and regular-season games, including the sale of luxury boxes, licenses and any other revenue related to the public attending at games. Flory, a former Montreal Alouettes offensive lineman, says there are plenty of non-monetary issues the two sides can agree on and bridge whatever gaps last weeks impasse might have caused. "I think we should be able to negotiate all the issues at the table, to be honest with you," he said. "We have to be able to build a partnership and have some kind of an agreement there which truly is a partnership." ' ' '

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