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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...

NHL Offers CBA Proposal, Awaits Response from NHLPA
December 28th, 2012 at 7:28 PM
The silence has been broken. The NHL made a proposal to the NHLPA earlier today. The NHLPA held a conference call earlier this afternoon, and both sides are expected to go back to the bargaining table this weekend in New York, per SporsNet's John Shannon. CBC's Elliotte Friedman reports that the new proposal...