NHL lockout

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NHL, Union Strike Tentative Deal

10-year agreement still needs to be ratified by players, would save half season

(Newser) - The NHL and the players' association reached a tentative agreement early today to end a nearly four-month-old lockout that threatened to wipe out the season. A marathon negotiating session that lasted more than 16 hours and stretched from early yesterday afternoon until just before 6am today produced a 10-year deal... More »

NHL, Union Make Last Push to Save Season

But commissioner says time is running out

(Newser) - 2012 vanished without any deal to finally get the 2012-13 NHL season under way, but fans now have reason to be hopeful, AP reports. The league and the players' association are back on speaking terms and held their first face-to-face meeting since Dec. 13 yesterday. The lockout has caused games... More »

Victim of NHL Lockout: Coors Light

Not nearly as many Canadians drinking beer these days

(Newser) - With the NHL lockout still ongoing, Canadians apparently don't have nearly as many excuses to drink beer. Molson Coors Brewing Co. says beer sales are down across Canada thanks to the lockout, the Winnipeg Free Press reports. The CEO of the company, which makes Coors Light and Molson Canadian,... More »

NHL Cancels First 2 Weeks of Season

Games through October 24 are called off amid lockout

(Newser) - Hockey fans often carp that the NHL's regular season is too long, but this is not the fix they had in mind: The league today canceled the first two weeks as its player lockout continues, reports USA Today . All games are called off through October 24, and given the... More »

NHL Locks Out Players

Season at risk, again, over contract talks

(Newser) - Another NHL season is in jeopardy: Owners and players couldn't even come close to a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement before their midnight deadline, which means the league has officially locked out its players, reports ESPN . The impasse comes about a month before the regular season was... More »

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