NHL & NHLPA Expected To Talk RealignmentAfter the highly contentious negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement, the NHL and NHLPA are about to go back to the board rooms to have discussions again.
NHL Unanimously Ratifies New CBAThe NHL unanimously ratified the new CBA on Wednesday. The last step remaining towards an official start to the 2012-13 season will be the NHLPA's ratification.
NHL Says 48-Game Regular Season Is 'Most Likely'The NHL shortened its 82-game slate to 48 games during the 1994-95 season after a 103-day lockout. A 301-day lockout in 2004-05 made the NHL the first major North American professional sports league to lose an entire season.
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.
NHL, Union Reach tentative AgreementWith the season on the line, the NHL and the players' association agreed on a tentative pact to end a 113-day lockout and save what was left of a fractured schedule.
Mediation To Continue In NHL TalksA federal mediator bridged the widening gap between the NHL and the NHLPA during 12 hours of talks, without getting the fighting sides in the same room.
NHL Lockout: Full-Scale Negotiations ResumeAfter meeting and exchanging proposals for three days in a row, the NHL and NHLPA worked through mediators on Thursday and will resume full-scale negotiations on Friday.
NHL, Union Resume Talks In Hopes To Save SeasonThe sides were supposed to meet at the league office Thursday morning. That, however, did not happen. The Players Association said it was updating its members on negotiations.