If there is going to be an NHL season, it won’t happen before New Year’s Eve.
The NHL and the locked-out players’ association are talking again, and a return to the bargaining table could happen soon.
Kevin Westgarth had the best game of his career with NHL players on the ice.
Donald Fehr thought he and the hockey players he leads were close to a deal to save the season.
The next set of NHL labor negotiations were expected to get going later Thursday, but internal conversations by the players kept the sides apart by mid-afternoon.
Players and owners are “cautiously optimistic” that a deal may be near.
The best news on the 80th day of the NHL lockout was that hockey owners and players did most of their talking in front of each other instead of making public statements.
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.
A day after the NHL turned down three counterproposals from players, the league canceled 53 more games.
NHL LOCKOUT AT A GLANCE