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Nhl Lockout

NHL Cancels More Games

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 02.09.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached so...

NHL Owners, Players Await Return To Negotiations

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 02.05.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The NHL has rejected the players' latest offer for a labor deal, and negotiations have broken off at least until the weekend. Donald Fe...

Meet Conan's Newest Intern, A Stanley Cup Champion

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

We're already 80 days into the NHL lockout, giving idle hockey players ample time to participate in off-the-ice activities. While several players have...

NHL Labor Talks Continue With New Approach

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The only early details that emerged from the latest round of negotiations aimed at ending the NHL lockout were the names of those in ...

No Deal In Sight

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NHL, the players' association and now even federal mediators agree on one thing: The bickering sides are nowhere near a deal that...

Federal Mediators To Enter Stalled NHL Lockout Talks

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Federal mediators are entering the stalled NHL labor talks, with the season's first 2 1/2 months already lost because of the lockou...

More NHL Cancelations

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports

-- More than a third of the NHL regular season and two of its marquee events have now been called off. The league announced its latest round of canc...

Fan Buys Team-Used Toilet For $5,300

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

Jim Vigmond, a Toronto Maple Leafs fan, reportedly paid $5,300 for a team toilet from the old Maple Leaf Gardens, ESPN reports. The arena housed th...

NHL Labor Talks Resume

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — This time, NHL owners and players are staying apart for just one day. Negotiations aimed at ended the league's lockout will resume W...

NHLPA Responds To Fan's Letter

Puck Daddy | Posted 11.16.2012 | Sports

Every week, we receive impassioned letters from NHL fans written to both Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Donald Fehr. Some of them can be...

NHL In No Rush To Negotiate

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Sports

TORONTO — Negotiations had already hit a wall in the ongoing hockey labor fight, and now the NHL has suggested the sides take an official two-we...

Robin Wilkey

SF's New Hockey Star On The NHL Lockout And Fights On Ice | Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.15.2012 | San Francisco

Who: Hans Benson of the San Francisco Bulls hockey team. Neighborhood: Born in Menlo Park, lives in Parkmerced. Years in the Bay Area: Life. ...

Can The Kid End The Lockout?

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 01.06.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The locked-out NHL players' association returned to the bargaining table Tuesday, and this time brought Sidney Crosby along. On Day 52 ...

NHL, Players Finally Return To Bargaining Table

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 01.03.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — After more than two weeks apart and the hockey season hanging in the balance, the NHL and the players' association are returning to t...

REPORT: NHL Cancels Winter Classic

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 01.02.2013 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The NHL has put one of its signature events on ice. The Winter Classic, scheduled between Detroit and Toronto for Jan. 1 at ...

Disputed Revenue Should Be Used to Sustain and Grow Hockey

Blake Woods | Posted 10.26.2012 | Detroit
Blake Woods

As the deadline for a full NHL season passes, I wonder: how could welet this happen to the game we love again? Here's my plea for both stubborn sides to think outside the box, which is not only possible, but essential to saving their future.

During NHL Lockout, Chicago Blackhawks Host All-Stars Charity Game

Posted 10.26.2012 | Impact

With no end in sight for the NHL lockout, some of the league’s players are using their free time and talents for good. Members of the Chicago Bl...


Evan Winiker | Posted 12.26.2012 | Sports
Evan Winiker

As Thursday's deadline came and went, both the NHL and NHLPA now find themselves further down a road neither wanted to tread, one that seems more and more likely headed to a cancelled season.

Chance Of Full NHL Season Lost

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 12.26.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The NHL lockout has forced the cancellation of all games through the end of November. The NHL announced Friday that 326 regular-season ...

Islanders Are Brooklyn Bound

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 12.24.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The New York Islanders finally have a new home and it's in Brooklyn, the borough that is suddenly a hot bed of pro sports 54 years af...

NHL Won't Negotiate

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 12.23.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Forget about a deal to save a full hockey season: the NHL and the players' association can't even agree to get together to talk. The un...

WATCH: NHL Player Makes 'Video Resume' During Lockout | Posted 10.22.2012 | Sports

As the NHL Lockout drags on, leading to the cancellation of the start of the 2012-13 NHL season, fans and players alike have been forced to consider a...

NHL Cancels More Games

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 12.19.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — 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 ho...

Ten Players Who Will Be Affected By The Ongoing NHL Lockout

Jason St. Angelo | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports
Jason St. Angelo

A third work stoppage is a bitter pill to swallow. In a competitive marketplace where hockey continues to play the role of little brother to the big three, it's difficult to justify killing the momentum. See, Gary Bettman? This is why we can't have nice things.

NHL Lockout Continues, Most People Don't Care

Craig Kanalley | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports
Craig Kanalley

OK, people in Canada care. Hockey fans care. I care. But is there a critical mass up in arms about the lockout? Not even close. Players can see that too.