NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Commissioner Gary Bettman of the National Hockey League leaves the podium after addressing the media at Crowne Plaza Times Square on September 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Bettman says the NHL Players' Association made three counter-proposals, but none that were acceptable to the league.
The league's offer - which calls for a full 82-game season -would have hockey-related revenues split 50-50 between owners and players.
Bettman says none of the union's proposals approach the 50-50 mark and calls the offers a step back in negotiations.
The commissioner is still hopeful the league can have a full season, but time is running out to make that happen.
Bettman says no new talks are immediately scheduled.
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