Nhl Lockout Over

Looking Forward to a Short and Sweet Hockey Season

Andy Juniper | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

Perhaps not everyone north of the border is altogether enamoured with the return of hockey. Some Canadian fans will surely refuse to forgive the league and the players for the absurd, avaricious four-month disruption to their puck fix. But I suppose we rejoice. Hockey's back. With a brand-new season. Sweet -- and short.

Weary Businesses Hope For NHL Boost

CBC | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

Companies that rely on the NHL to attract customers are anxiously awaiting the start of a condensed hockey season following a months-long dry spell th...

Why I'll Still Watch NHL Hockey (and You'd Be Stupid Not To)

JD Halperin | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada
JD Halperin

If you loved hockey before, there's no reason why you won't love watching the same sport again. But taking the lockout personally is the result of viewing your relationship to the game in unhealthy terms. Those who claim to take revenge on beloved hockey by ignoring it are in effect prolonging the lockout out of spite, and I suspect this crowd will tune in soon, their misplaced pride notwithstanding.

OK, Let’s Start Making Money!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Business

The NHL lockout has ended, and the teams and various businesses that depend on them can get back to making money, but some economic damage has already...

New Flames Coach Stoked To Start Work

CP | Laurence Heinen, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - It might be coming later than he wanted, but Bob Hartley is a lot closer to finally getting behind the Calgary Flames' bench.Hartley was hir...

What Do The Oilers Have Planned For Their Return?

CP | John Korobanik, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - From the top down, the Edmonton Oilers are ready to get going.Management and players welcomed Sunday's announcement of a tentative agreemen...

Gary Bettman 'Saved The Season'

CBC | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Business

Grapes is handing out top marks to the NHL commissioner following Sunday's tentative end to the lockout. Coach's Corner star Don Cherry w...

League, Players On Thin Ice With Some Fans

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - After months of waiting and hoping, hockey fans reacted with a mix of emotions Sunday to news of a tentative agreement between the NHL and ...

NHLers In Europe Set To Return

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Business

The great migration of NHL players to Europe is about to go into reverse.Some of the nearly 200 players who spent the lockout with European clubs had ...

Fans React To NHL News

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.06.2013 | Canada Business

As the end to the NHL lockout came into view Sunday, fans, reporters, celebrities and players took to Twitter to celebrate. The league and players...

Highlights Of NHL's New Tentative Deal

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Business

The NHL and NHL Players' Association reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement around 4:45 a.m. ET Sunday. While the deal stil...

NHL, NHLPA Reach Tentative Deal To End Lockout

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - An agonizingly long series of negotiations needed one final push. Spurred on by a tireless mediator, the NHL and the NHL Players' Ass...