Category: ‘NHL Lockout’

NHL BOG Ratifies CBA, Bettman Issues Apology
January 9th, 2013 at 6:26 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the media today in New York. The presser in it's entirety can be viewed here. Before Bettman addressed the media, Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs, the chairman of the NHL Board of Governors, issued a statement. Jacobs said that the new CBA passed unanimously with a 30-0...

Details of New NHL CBA Released
January 6th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
Now that the madness of CBA negotiations is finally over, here are the details of the new CBA. LENGTH: The deal is for ten years, with a mutual opt out after eight years. That means the earliest that another lockout could happen is 2021. (Whether Gary Bettman is still the commissioner by...

IT’S OVER! NHL, NHLPA Strike a Deal to End the Lockout
January 6th, 2013 at 3:06 PM
After 113 days, millions of dollars lost in revenue and paychecks, multiple dereailed negotiation attempts, and a lot of depressing tweets, the NHL lockout is finally over. Both sides reached a tentative agreement at 4:45 AM EDT this morning in New York City, after meeting for 16 hours straight. The news...

CBA Update: Where We Stand Right Now
January 3rd, 2013 at 6:50 PM
After concluding a meeting at 1 am Thursday morning, the NHL and NHLPA are continuing working toward a new CBA (at least it appears that way as nobody has stormed out of meetings angrily.) The biggest news was that the NHLPA did not file for disclaimer of interest by the midnight...

CBA Update: Both Sides Exchange Proposals, Make Significant Progress
January 2nd, 2013 at 7:09 PM
The NHL and NHLPA have been exchanging proposals in the last six days, and reports out of New York say that significant progress has been made. Both sides have exchanged four proposals since last Thursday, which is the most exchanging done in a round of negotiations to this point. The latest...