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The early risers on Sunday morning discovered to their amazement that after a marathon 16 hour negotiating session in New York City between Donald Fehr, members of the NHLPA and league representatives headed by Commissioner Gary Bettman, that the two sides in the 113 day long lockout agreed in principle on a 10 year collective bargaining agreement, with an opt out after eight years.
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After 113 days, the National Hockey League lockout has come to an end as both sides have come to a tentative agreement after a 16 hour negotiation session with a federal mediator that started Saturday (Jan. 5) afternoon.
Game On! NHL lockout over after 113 days.
NHL Commissioner, Gary Bettman would not elaborate on the details of the agreement, but we do know the term of the deal...
from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of Yahoo,
If fans had their way, Gary Bettman would be gone. Short of that, he would never award the Stanley Cup again. Following his third lockout as commissioner of the National Hockey League, they don't want another chance to boo him. They would rather not see another of his fingerprints left on what they consider sacred.
But if the lockout...
The hockey experts at Sportsnet take a look at Gary Bettman.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice.
With the season on the line, the NHL and the players' association agreed on a tentative pact to end a 113-day lockout and save what was left of a fractured schedule.
Commissioner Gary Bettman and union executive director Donald Fehr ceased being adversaries and...
Following a marathon 16-hour negotiation on the 113th day of the lockout, the NHL owners and the players association have finally struck a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement.
The term of the deal is for 10 years and will salvage what’s left of the 2012-13 season.
This came as a surprise to many since both sides appeared to be very far apart on some key issues. But around...
“We have reached an agreement on the framework of a new collective bargaining agreement,” commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters in New York. Finally, after a 113-day lockout, there will be hockey. Around 5 a.m. E.T. Sunday morning, the NHL and the NHLPA reached a tentative agreement that will save the season. If a deal … Continue reading »
The two sides have finally reportedly reached an agreement, and now the NHL will look to have a 48- or 50-game season, starting in mid-January.
Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr shook hands on Sunday, effectively ending the NHL lockout. The damage is done, but you should still watch.The post The NHL Returns: Why You Should Watch appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Although it seems that hockey fans are going to have to endure another week of the negotiating roller coaster, most hockey insiders and reporters believe that an agreement will be reached just before the January 11th deadline imposed by Commissioner Gary Bettman to enable the league to play a 48 game season starting Saturday, January 19th.
NASHVILLE - And on the 113th day of the lockout, they said let their be hockey.
They are NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHL Players Association executive director Donald Fehr, who emerged early Sunday morning from a final 16-hour bargaining session in New York City to decree the lockout over and that league players and owners would soon ratify a new collective bargaining agreement...
The NHL and the players' association have reached a tentative agreement Sunday morning as NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr announced a framework for a new collective bargaining agreement. "Don Fehr and I are here to tell you that we have reached an agreement on the framework of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the details of which...
NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players' Association reached agreement on the framework of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement early Sunday morning."Don Fehr and I are here to tell you that we have reached an agreement on the framework of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the details of which need to be put to paper," NHL...
So the NHL is back with pretty much a joke of a season...but wait!
They have to get all those players back... Will they succeed? I'm not sure everyone will return. There has to be concern that injuries may take control and there is no room to develop talent and anything that makes a team a team. It's basically the ultimate scramble tournament format. Who can...
At this point the numbers seem beside the point. But, for the record, the NHL lockout is now reached day 112. But could there (finally, really) be an end in sight?
The reports are flying in fast and furious at this point, so we’ll just try and recap it. With the prospect of a season that would be entirely lost as of this coming Thursday, the NHL and the Players’ Association appeared...
NEW YORK (AP) They walked into a Manhattan hotel, knowing they were running out of time to save their season.
After 16 hours of tense talks, the NHL and its players finally achieved their elusive deal early Sunday morning, finding a way to restart a sport desperate to regain momentum and boost its prominence.
Ending a bitter dispute that wiped out a large part of the hockey season...