Women's Hockey Players And USA Hockey Extend Their Contract By One Month.

Members Of The US Women's Hockey Team Agreed On Wednesday To Extend Their Current Contracts By A Month

 Focus On Completing The World Championships Tournament In Denmark.

Representatives For Both Players And USA Hockey Confirmed The Agreement To The Associated Press, Hours Before Their Current Contracts Were To Expire.

Stating that an extension was made, USA Hockey spokesman Dave Fischer said, "Our focus is on the World Championships,

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The Conversation Remains Fruitful And Everyone Seems To Be In A Good Place." He Also Added

USA Hockey Agreed To Award Bonuses To Its Players Only If They Won Gold Medals.

First, Player Bonuses Are Calculated On A Sliding Scale Based On Medals Won.

The Expansion Avoids Putting Players In A Difficult Position To Continue Competing In A No-deal 10-nation Tournament.

As The Team Concentrated On The Beijing Winter Games, The Two Parties Reached An Agreement On A One-year Contract Extension Last Summer.