A letter of demand was sent to the league, the Ice Hockey Federation and the league clubs – The Players’ Association threatens legal action

According to Yle, the Players’ Association has sent a tough demand letter threatening the League, the Ice Hockey Federation and the league clubs with legal action.

Teemu Ramstedt is the chairman of the Players’ Association. IL-TV

According to Yle Suomen Jääkiekkoliijat ry (SJRY), i.e. the Players’ Association, has sent a demand letter to the SM league, the Ice Hockey Federation and the league clubs, demanding action to open the SM league.

According to Yle, the players’ association made three other demands in the letter:

  • Including SJRY in Huippukieko’s advisory board as an equal decision-maker
  • SJRY wants to see the collaboration agreements between the Ice Hockey Federation and the League, which clarify the license terms of the SM League
  • SJRY demanded that the Ice Hockey Federation, the League and the league clubs compensate the Players’ Association for the legal costs incurred in investigating the matter

In the ten-page long letter, it was also stated that SJRY will take legal action if its demands are not agreed to on 8.3. by 4 p.m.

Iltalehti asked the chairman of the Players Association From Teemu Ramstedt comment regarding the demand letter, but he did not want to comment on the matter.

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