Found January 09, 2013 on NESN.com:
In total, the NHL lockout lasted 113 days before the NHL and its players’ association reached an agreement on Jan. 6. On Wednesday, Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the media to declare that the National Hockey League’s Board of Governors unanimously ratified the new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The final step to the start of the NHL season is now for the NHLPA to ratify the CBA. In Jacobs’ statement, he apologized to fans for the length of the lockout. He also praised Bettman and Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly on their hard work in reaching an agreement with the NHLPA. Read Jacobs’ statement regarding the end of the lockout below: “On behalf of the National Hockey League’s Board of Governors, I am pleased to report that today we unanimously voted to ratify a new Collective Bargaining Agreement with the National Hockey League Players’ Association. Which means, to our fans all around the globe, hockey is back. “This great game has been gone fo...
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