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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 30 As Lockout Drags On

More bad news, hockey fans. The NHL has canceled all games through Dec. 30.

12/10/2012

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)

Lichtenstein: Like Santa, Don’t Believe In Peace Between NHL Owners And Players

The owners and players exited the conference room around 1 a.m. on Thursday morning with a new offer to consider, but no agreement. Maybe if this happened in say, September, there would be reason for optimism. But we’re running out of time.

12/06/2012

Bill Daly (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Still No Deal Reached As Talks Continue Between NHL Owners, Players

Two days of marathon labor talks later, NHL owners and players were still working to reach a deal on Thursday.

12/06/2012

Video production crews move quickly to wire the newly arrived NHL podium for an upcoming press conference following a day of negotiations between the NHL and the Players Association at the Westin Times Square on Dec. 5, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Players, Owners Negotiate Deep Into The Night As Anticipation Builds

Very little information leaked out of the meeting room, but it is believed that each side submitted proposals to the other and spent lots of time apart discussing what was offered.

12/05/2012

Mark Chipman (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

NHL Labor Talks Continue With Owners, Players; Bettman, Fehr Not Present

With the lockout lingering into another week, the NHL labor talks are set to resume on Tuesday with owners and players scheduled to meet while a couple of key figures remain on the sidelines of the negotiations.

12/04/2012

Gary Bettman (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) and Donald Fehr (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

NHL Owners, Players Agree To Meet Without Bettman and Fehr

The NHL and the players’ association have agreed to a meeting with selective owners and players, but without NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman or union chief Donald Fehr.

12/02/2012

Gary Bettman (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) and Donald Fehr (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

NHL And NHLPA Fail To Make Progress After Mediation

The NHL and NHLPA’s non-binding meetings with federal mediators broke off without any progress.

11/29/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Cancels Season Through Dec. 14, Including 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend

The NHL announced that all regular-season games through Dec. 14 have been canceled.

11/23/2012

A fan holds up a 'Please end the lockout' sign while wearing a Boston Bruins jersey during the game between the Boston Celtics and the Utah Jazz. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

NHLPA Offers Proposal, But 67th Day Of Lockout Ends With ‘No Movement’

“Apologies to all the loyal, passionate fans out there. We clearly do not have a willing negotiating partner,” tweeted Rangers defenseman Michael Del Zotto.

11/21/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

NHL, Union Resume Talks; League Wants Full Proposal From NHLPA

The NHL and the locked-out players are talking again, just not for very long.

11/20/2012

Gary Bettman (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) and Donald Fehr (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

At Union’s Request, NHL To Resume Labor Talks With Locked-Out Players

So much for a two-week break. Just over a week since the last set of failed negotiations, the NHL and the locked-out players’ association will return to the bargaining table Monday.

11/19/2012

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

NHL-NHLPA Talks To Begin For First Time In 8 Days

The NHL and NHLPA are set to resume talks after an eight day break.

11/19/2012

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NHL Suggests Two-Week ‘Moratorium’ On Labor Talks

Negotiations had already hit a wall in the ongoing hockey labor fight, and now the NHL has suggested the sides take an official two-week break before getting back to the bargaining table.

11/16/2012

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No Communication Between NHL, Union As Lockout Drags On

Now the NHL and the locked-out players’ association aren’t even talking by phone.

11/15/2012

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Lichtenstein: Bettman Criticism Useless As Screaming At Puppets

Gary Bettman is the owners’ puppet, serving as their public mouthpiece.

11/12/2012

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