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NHL’s Next Step Is Winning Back Hardened Fans

Flyers owner Ed Snider had a simple message on the day the NHL lockout ended: Welcome back, NHL fans.


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Proud Players Thrilled That Hockey Is Back

Flyers All-Star Claude Giroux received the wakeup call he waited to hear for 113 days. Locked out for months, the NHL was indeed ready to drop the puck.


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AP Source: NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 30

A person familiar with the decision says the NHL has canceled all games through Dec. 30.


Hockey great Wayne Gretzky answers questions after lighting the Olympic torch during the Opening Ceremony afterwards at the Main Press Centre during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (credit: Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Gretzky Thinks NHL Will Start Play This Year

Will they play NHL hockey this year? That is the question. Everybody hopes the answer will be yes, but not everybody thinks the answer will be yes. Wayne Gretzky does, though.