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The NHL's next cuts will be the deepest and most costly.
The NHL wiped out the third week of the regular season Friday as the lockout dragged on, leaving no more wiggle room if the league hopes to play a full 82-game schedule.
Stop if you've heard this one before: the NHL is losing games because of a lockout.
What seemed inevitable for the NHL has become reality. The league canceled the first two weeks of the regular season on Thursday, the second time games have been lost because of a lockout in seven years.
The Washington Capitals had gotten accustomed to playing from behind — but they never wanted to get used to it. Early deficits in recent games hamstrung them.
Rangers backup goalie Martin Biron broke a collarbone Monday after being struck with a shot during practice.
The New York Rangers were being blanked by a rookie goaltender when Marian Gaborik put the puck in the net — and didn't even know it.
It is easy to neatly package what plagued the New York Rangers last season and kept them from returning to the playoffs: inconsistency.
"I would say it was expected," New York Rangers goalie Martin Biron, the team's union representative, said about the lost games Monday in an email to the AP. "We continue to stand behind Don 100 percent and the work our negotiating committee is doing and working hard to get a deal done."
"As expected," New York Rangers goalie Martin Biron told The Associated Press in a text message. "We continue to work hard to find an agreement and get back to playing hockey."