Business Owners Breathe A Sigh Of Relief As Red Wings Return To The IceAmong the happiest to see hockey back are downtown restaurant and bar owners who say business was way off without the Wings.
Howard: "We've Got To Dive Right Into It"Jimmy Howard isn't sure what to expect when the NHL season begins this weekend.
Red Wings Owner Ilitch Thanks Hockey Fans For PatienceIlitch signed off with "Thank you for being a part of our team. We look forward to delivering another memorable season of Red Wings hockey."
NHL And Players' Association Reach Tentative Agreement To End LockoutThe NHL and the players' association reached a tentative agreement to end a nearly four-month-old lockout.
Mediator Back At Work In NHL Labor FightAbout 12 hours after discussions ended, a federal mediator is back at work in the middle of NHL labor talks that hit a snag earlier this week.
NHL Negotiations Go Late; No Union DisclaimerThe sides met in small groups throughout the day Wednesday and then held a full-scale bargaining session with a federal mediator at night that lasted nearly five hours and didn't wrap up until about 1 a.m. Thursday.
NHL Makes New Offer To PlayersThe NHL says it has made a new contract offer to the players in an attempt to end the lockout and save the season.
NHL Talks Could Resume Day After ChristmasThe NHL and NHLPA were back in contact on Saturday, at least reopening the conversation that had been silent for almost a week.
NHL Players Vote In Step Toward Dissolving UnionIf the executive board files the disclaimer, the union will dissolve and become a trade association.
NHL Cancels All Games Through Jan. 14With no deal in sight and no negotiations planned, the NHL chopped another two weeks off the schedule and moved closer to canceling the entire hockey season.
Fehr Says Players Waiting For NHL To Resume TalksDonald Fehr and the players' association are ready to get back to the bargaining table at any moment. They are now just waiting for the NHL to feel the same way.
NHL Players To Decide If Board Can File DisclaimerNHL players will begin voting Sunday on whether they will grant the players' association's executive board the authority to dissolve the union because of the inability to reach a collective bargaining agreement with the league.