Skip to comments.NHL, union reach tentative agreement
Posted on 01/06/2013 2:05:19 PM PST by Perdogg
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 for the third time in less than two decades, the league and its union agreed to the framework of a 10-year labor contract that will allow a delayed schedule to start later this month.
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Double it for hockey.
I haven’t spent a cent on pro sports in years. I just can’t see any reason to be supporting the crybabies.
I’ve never understood the need to pay money to see somebody do their job.
Hockey was on strike? *yawn* hadn’t noticed
Hockey is definitely one of the most modest sports, along with the most talented athletes, alongside soccer. Hockey players are far from being divas, and just want to get on the ice.
They ended it just in time to start next season’s strike.
Sorry, but who cares ?
college and pro sports is a multi billion dollar industry.
Your lack of understanding puts you in a very small group.
Many people care. Hockey is a great sport.
Only because of gambling.
You must be so proud.
You’re stupidity is showing again.
You wear yours on your sleeve.
Sadly, there are businesses which depend on these #$@&! overpaid selfish bums for their livelihood. Businesses in and around our hockey arena had to lay off people. And because of a now abbreviated season, a few may not survive.
You used the wrong “your/you’re” when you called that guy stupid.
Brett Hull, is that you?
Why thank you Mr grammar nazi. Are you a troll too?
Here in Tampa some of the players put their kids in the rec league programs. You’ll see some of the best players in the NHL sitting in the stands watching their 6 yr olds play.
For the most part they are pretty decent guys.
how creative. It’s terrifically poor form to do something stupid while calling someone stupid.
Well now I was waiting breathlessly for your opinion. Now I can die happy.
YAAA!!! Go Bolts! (We live near TBSA). Skate there ocassionally.
Agree. I was looking forward to the season, but now it’s shot to hell.
I live vicariously through my kids. My younger one got to plan downtown at the Forum against a Canadian team.
From May to Oct. I ANXIOUSLY look(ed) fwd to hockey season.
This is the 2nd time. I’m pissed off!
I’m done. Have better things to do with my time.
yeah I’m pissed too, but I’ll go back. ya can only take so much NFL and baseball doesn’t start for months.
This contract is for 10 years, there’s an opt out in 7, but it should make for a good run. Really i don’t start paying much attention to hockey until after the super bowl anyway. Annoyed about the winter classic though, it’s a great way to spend new years day.
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