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Bettman Touts Outdoor Hockey Game At Soldier Field

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is a year removed from canceling preseason games in the early stages of the league’s lockout of its players.

97.1 The Ticket–09/20/2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Commissioner Gary Bettman of the National Hockey League speaks to the media at Crowne Plaza Times Square on September 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Has Work To Do To Win Back Fans After Lockout

The NHL, its teams and players have some work to do to win back their fans after the third work stoppage in less than two decades.

97.1 The Ticket–01/18/2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Commissioner Gary Bettman of the National Hockey League speaks to the media at Crowne Plaza Times Square on September 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 30

If there is going to be an NHL season, it won’t happen before New Year’s Eve.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2012

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05: (L-R) Jeremy Jacobs of the Boston Bruins, Larry Tanenbaum of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Bill Daly of the NHL proceed to negotiations with the NHL Players Association at the Westin Times Square on December 5, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL, Union Could Resume Labor Talks This Week

The NHL and the locked-out players’ association are talking again, and a return to the bargaining table could happen soon.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2012

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05: Following a day of negotiations with the NHL Players Association, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly of the National Hockey League addresses the media at the Westin Times Square on December 5, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Optimism Turns To Despair As NHL Talks Break Off

Donald Fehr thought he and the hockey players he leads were close to a deal to save the season.

97.1 The Ticket–12/07/2012

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05: Following a day of negotiations with the NHL Players Association, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly of the National Hockey League addresses the media at the Westin Times Square on December 5, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Owners, Players To Meet For 3rd Straight Day

The tenor turned a bit after a second straight marathon day of NHL labor talks.

97.1 The Ticket–12/06/2012

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)

NHL Talks To Resume With Unusual Session

NHL owners and players have met in big groups. They’ve held smaller sessions. They’re tried federal mediators.

97.1 The Ticket–12/04/2012

Detroit Red Wings v Toronto Maple Leafs

No, Thanks: NHL Lockout Talks Break Off Again

Jaymes Hall had a question for NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman about the lockout, which already has wiped out more than a quarter of the regular season: Why not put aside the money in dispute and get back on the ice.

97.1 The Ticket–11/22/2012

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 20: Mike Fisher #12 of the Nashville Predators collides with Valtteri Filppula #51 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 20, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

NHL Labor Talks Resume, Progress Still Limited

The NHL and the locked-out players are talking again, just not for very long.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2012

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 14: A fan holds up a 'Please end the lockout' sign while wearing a Boston Bruins jersey during the game between the Boston Celtics and the Utah Jazz on November 14, 2012 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

NHL Labor Talks To Resume For 1st Time In 8 Days

For the first time in eight days, the NHL and the players’ association are heading back to the bargaining table to try again to reach a deal that will end the two-month old lockout.

97.1 The Ticket–11/19/2012

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