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NHL Divisions Step Closer To A Shake Up

CP | Ira Podell, The Associated Press | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL moved a step closer to realignment Thursday as the players' association approved a proposed plan that is set to go into effec...

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.

NHL Owners Approve CBA

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - With the third lockout on his watch finally nearing its end, Gary Bettman appeared a humble and apologetic man.The NHL commissioner t...

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 ...

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...

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...

NHL, NHLPA Meet With Mediator

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - Sources close to the talks in New York say NHL and players association reach tentative deal to end lock out.More coming....

NHL Talks Slow To A Crawl

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL's collective bargaining talks appear to be heading towards the brink.With the process still in mediation and the sides spendi...

They're Still Talking..

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Less than a day after letting a self-imposed deadline pass to declare a "disclaimer of interest," NHL players began voting to restore...

'Some Progress'

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL's labour talks remained on track after a marathon day of negotiating ended with the NHL Players' Association electing to let ...

Cautiously Optimistic

CP | Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada

CANDIAC, Que. - The talks have heated up and a deal could soon be at hand, but NHL players are trying not to let their hopes get too high that a colle...

Time Running Out

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, - With the NHL's labour talks now shrouded in secrecy, a barometer of where things stand was expected to arrive Wednesday in the form of a s...

A Ray Of Hope

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - With the NHL and Players' Association trading proposals back and forth ahead of a deadline to save the season, hope is on the rise th...

NHL Negotiations Back On Track

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Just steps from the massive celebration in Times Square, top NHL executives spent New Year's Eve reviewing a collective bargaining pr...

The Saga Continues

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - As the NHL and NHL Players' Association continue to creep perilously close to another lost season, the union now finds itself wieldin...

Cherry Worried NHLPA Will Push For More

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Business

Don Cherry is worried the NHL Players' Association will push for more after the NHL's latest offer to end the lockout.The Hockey Night in Canada comme...

Back To The Bargaining Table

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Business

The NHL and NHL Players' Association want to exchange more information before resuming collective bargaining talks.After holding a series of conferenc...

Source: League Gives Players New Proposal

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - The NHL is making a serious bid to save the season.With another year in jeopardy because of a labour dispute, the league softened its demand...

NHL Season May Be A Phone Call Away

CP | Ira Podell, The Associated Press | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and players' association special counsel Steve Fehr spoke on the telephone but still haven't made p...

One Step Away From A Cancelled Season

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Business

The NHL has moved one step closer to calling off another season because of a labour dispute.Regular-season games through Jan. 14 were wiped off the sc...

The Cup Back In Canada? Don't Make Him Laugh

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada

ST-HUBERT, Que. - The Stanley Cup may have been created by the office of Canada's governor general — but don't count on the current office-holder to...

Will the NHL Reach a Deal Before the World Ends?

Andy Juniper | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

In an irony as ripe as weird Uncle Willard's bedside denture jar and nuttier than old Auntie Jean's inedible fruitcake, there are whispers that the National Hockey League and its players union are inching toward an agreement to truncate their age-old lockout, and allow a new season to finally begin... right around the time the world is scheduled to end.

Those Poor Hockey Players

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A hockey player with his hands full of money is probably the last thing the NHL Players' Association (NHLPA) wants people to see right now. But tha...

NHL Players To Vote On Whether To Give Board Authority To Dissolve Union

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.14.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - NHL players will begin voting Sunday on whether they'll grant their executive board the authority to dissolve the NHL Players' Association.T...

Players, Owners Try To Hold More Talks

CP | Chris Johnston, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The latest round of NHL labour talks is stretching well into the night.A group of 18 players and six league owners spent more than fi...