Category: 2012 NHL Lockout

Gary Bettman Talks the End of the Lockout and the NHL’s Shortened Season

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

For those that are still paying attention and still care, the NHL will be back in a matter of days. Beyond the 11th hour, the league and its players came to an agreement on a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement last week, granting hockey fans a 48-game schedule and a ...

Martin St. Louis Apologizes to the Fans as the NHL Returns

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

The NHL lockout is over, which means the league won't lose its second full season in less than a decade. But will it lose fans anyway? Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning hopes not, which is why he's apologizing to those who love and miss the game. Martin St. ...

Peter Laviolette: It Will be a Challenge for Teams to be Consistent in a Lockout-Shortened Season

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Somehow and some way the NHL lockout has ended. After 113 days, hockey is expected to resume on a national stage in the United States and Canada in the next few weeks. The drop-dead date for the NHL and NHLPA to make a deal was Jan. 11, but the two sides ...

Donald Fehr on the Possibility of the Union Dissolving: “We’ll be Living in a Different World”

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Another day, another slate of cancelled NHL games. The lockout continues to drag on and there doesn't seem to be a great deal of hope involved. We could be looking at losing a whole season. Meanwhile, players have started voting on whether to grant the players' association's executive board the ...

Frustrated Sidney Crosby Says 60-Game Season “Would Be Pretty Fair”

Friday, November 9th, 2012

The NHL lockout continues, with November and the Winter Classic both wiped out. The two parties have been engaged in plenty of talks lately, which is a good sign, but there isn't a lot of room left for snags. They have to get this thing going soon, otherwise Sidney Crosby ...

Mike Keenan On NHL Lockout: “There Is A Lot Of Danger … We Will Lose This Season”

Monday, October 29th, 2012

The hits just keep on coming in the NHL lockout. At this point in time, 25 percent of the regular season games have been lost with the announcement that games have been cancelled through November. Next on the chopping block: The Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich. It's ...

Zach Parise On NHL Lockout: “I’m Still Optimistic And Believe That There Is A Deal There.”

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Back in early July, Zach Parise was living a dream. He signed a 13-year, $98 million dollar deal with Minnesota and made a return home after spending seven seasons with the New Jersey Devils. Right now the left winger has been grounded at home while the NHL lockout continues to go ...