TheSTN – NHL Explanation of Proposal to NHLPA to Save the 82-game 2012/13 Season

We have reached a critical point in our collective bargaining negotiations. In an attempt to save an 82-game 2012/13 season (including the usual schedule of Playoff Games), the NHL is making a substantially revised proposal to the NHLPA regarding the critical issues on which the parties have been separated and … Continue reading

TheSTN – NHL Proposal for New Collective Bargaining Agreement

Following is the full text of the NHL’s offer for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in order to preserve a full, 82-game season that the National Hockey League presented Tuesday to the NHL Players’ Association (along with the accompanying commentary and descriptions also provided to the NHLPA). While the original … Continue reading

TheSTN – NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Media Availability Transcript

Good afternoon, everyone. Bill Daly and I just spent the last hour with Don and Steve Fehr, and I would like to briefly report to you on what was discussed. As I think all of you know we have been extremely disappointed, and that’s an understatement, that we’ve been unable to get … Continue reading

TheSTN – NHL Announces Cancellation of 2012-13 Regular-Season Schedule through Oct. 24

The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through October 24. A total of 82 regular-season games were scheduled for Oct. 11 through Oct. 24.The cancellation was necessary because of the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL.

TheSTN – NHL Fines Detroit Red Wings For Inappropriate, Unauthorized Comments

The National Hockey League announced today that the Detroit Red Wings have been fined an undisclosed amount for comments made by Red Wings Senior Vice President and Alternate Governor Jim Devellano in an interview that was published earlier this week. “The Detroit Red Wings’ organization and the League agree that … Continue reading

TheSTN – NHL Announces Cancellation Of Preseason Games Through September 30

The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012 preseason schedule through Sept. 30. In addition, the 2012 Kraft Hockeyville preseason game, scheduled for Oct. 3 in Belleville, Ontario, has been postponed to 2013. The cancellation of the schedule was necessary because of the absence of a Collective … Continue reading