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Jeff Vanderbeek Takes Sole Control Over Devils, Refinances The Team’s Debt

Jeff Vanderbeek has taken over sole control of the New Jersey Devils and refinanced the team’s debt.


A Detroit Red Wings fan shows his team support during the game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NHL Lockout: Sides Meet For Hours, But Pension Issues Remain Sticking Point

The NHL and the players’ association met deep into Wednesday night after the union made its second counteroffer of the week in an effort to end the season-long lockout.


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NHL, NHLPA Determined To Work Toward A Deal

The NHL and the union are back at the bargaining table and seem determined to work toward a deal to save the hockey season.


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Silverman: Winter Classic Is Nowhere To Be Found On Your TV

If there had been no lockout this year, this would have been the biggest and best of the outdoor events that the NHL has presented.


NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr  (credits: Jim Rogash (L), Chip Somodevilla (R) / Getty Images)

NHL, NHLPA Plan To Meet On Monday

After two days of questions and answers, the NHL and the players’ association now need to figure out if they are ready to bargain again in what could be a last chance to save the hockey season.


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NHL, NHLPA Spend Day On Conference Calls

The league and the players’ association spent much of Saturday talking to each other via conference call. The conversations were strictly for the purpose of sharing information regarding the new contract offer.


NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13:  Don Fehr, executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association meets with the media at Marriott Marquis Times Square on September 13, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Source: NHL Players Closer To Dissolving Union

NHL players gave the executive board the right to take steps to dissolve the union, and they signed off on it in overwhelming fashion.


Hockey fans protest the National Hockey League lockout outside the NHL offices in midtown Manhattan. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Monzo: I Live For Hockey And I Love The Rangers — But I Hate The NHL

For all you hockey fans, I know that you will be back, as will I. But for the rest of the country, the NHL’s existence is just a nasty rumor at this point. It’s a joke on both ends. I hate the NHL.


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Fehr Waiting For NHL To Resume Talks; Daly Says Season Will Be Saved

Donald Fehr and the players’ association are ready to get back to the bargaining table at any moment. They are now just waiting for the NHL to feel the same way.


Hockey fans protest the National Hockey League lockout outside the NHL offices in midtown Manhattan. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Kallet: This Casual Hockey Fan Is Finished — Maybe Forever

I’m just so turned off by the greed, the unwillingness to cooperate, the lack of direction and the apathy toward the fans who live and die with every drop of the puck. It’s disgraceful and it’s unfair, and I’m finished.


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NHL Files Class Action Suit In Federal Court

The league announced Friday that it has filed a class action suit in U.S. District Court in New York, seeking to establish that its now 90-day lockout is legal.


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Silverman: President Obama Getting Annoyed By NHL Lockout

The president seemed quite annoyed that the lockout is still keeping the NHL from opening its doors to players and fans.


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Obama To NHL Owners, Players: ‘Do Right By Your Fans’

The NHL’s labor dispute has gotten so big that President Barack Obama was asked about the stalemate during an interview Thursday.


NHL Players Association Executive Director Donald Fehr (L) and Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres (R) leave the Westin Times Square.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Still No Progress After Two Days Of Talks With Federal Mediators

Federal mediators are still involved in hockey’s labor talks, and the NHL and the players’ association might soon be getting together again.


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Rangers’ Lundqvist On Lockout: Fans ‘Deserve Better’

Henrik Lundqvist said he’s “tried to be positive” but has grown “upset” and frustrated with the league’s ongoing lockout.