- Michelle Malkin’s Twitchy site sold to owners of Townhall, HotAir: report
- GM’s Barra to be first woman to run top American carmaker
- China: Poisonous smog is a military asset, if you think about it
- Texas woman admits to sending ricin to Obama
- Ron Paul on son Rand: ‘I think he probably will’ run for president
- Cold War heats up again in the Arctic: Russian airfield reactivated after 20 years
- 6-year-old boy suspended for sexual harassment over kiss
- Voters deciding Mass. congressional contest
- Holiday cheer: Airline grants Christmas wishes for 250 unsuspecting passengers
- U.S. vet held in North Korea says statement was coerced
Latest Nhlpa Items
It's uncertain whether the radical, four-conference format that owners tried to implement for this season will remain the plan. The NHL Players' Association withheld consent on that because of concerns about travel and uneven odds to make the playoffs.
Word of the end of the NHL lockout traveled fast for the Washington Capitals. Players' Association representative Jason Chimera was the first to find out the news
The day fans and players have been waiting months for finally arrived. The NHL lockout is over.
Minutes after NHL Players' Association executive director Donald Fehr said the sides were in "complete agreement" on many issues in negotiations with the league toward a new collective bargaining agreement, he went back to reporters in New York City on Thursday night and told them: "There has been a development. It's not a positive one."
NHL owners and players have met in big groups. They've held smaller sessions. They're tried federal mediators.
The NHL, the players' association and now even federal mediators agree on one thing: The bickering sides are nowhere near a deal that would put hockey back on the ice.
As the league and NHL Players' Association have spent months trying to end the lockout, many ideas have been shared across the bargaining table and from the outside. Bringing in a federal mediator was one.
Talk to any NHL player about the lockout and, at some point, each one will say he wants to play hockey. Even in supporting the Players' Association, getting back on the ice and earning a living again is the goal.
There is something missing from Joe Sakic's new plaque at the Hockey Hall of Fame _ and it's not because the printer made a mistake.