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  • Class of 2013 announced for NHL Hall of Fame

    July 25, 2013 10:34 AM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Doug Weight, Bill Guerin, Peter Karmanos, Ron Mason and Cindy Curley are headed for the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Guerin was a two-time Stanley Cup champion and four-time NHL All-Star during. He and Weight helped the U.S. win silver at the 2002 Olympics. Weight... more »
  • Bruins look for a sweep

    May 23, 2013 10:17 AM

    NEW YORK - The Boston Bruins can clinch a spot in the NHL's Eastern Conference final with a win tonight in New York. The Bruins top the Rangers 3-0 in their best-of-seven series. If a fifth a game is called for, it will be played in Boston Saturday afternoon.... more »
  • Stanley Cup play resumes

    May 6, 2013 10:26 AM

    UNDATED - The Washington Capitals are looking to take a 3-0 lead tonight in their best-of-seven first-round NHL playoff series with New York's Rangers. The Caps won the opening games on their own ice and tonight must face the New Yorkers in Madison Square Garden. Following tonight's game, they'll... more »
  • NHL owners OK realignment

    March 15, 2013 10:54 AM

    NEW YORK - NHL owners have signed off on realignment for next season, sending Detroit and Columbus to the Eastern Conference. The new format will feature two eight-team divisions in the Eastern Conference, and two seven-team divisions in the West. The Winnipeg Jets will move into the Western Conference. The... more »
  • Prepping for a truncated season

    January 8, 2013 10:36 AM

    UNDATED - Many NHL players continue to filter back to North American from Europe to prepare for an abbreviated season. The league and players are frantically trying to get ready for camp this weekend after the two sides reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday morning. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly... more »
  • NHL labor peace at last

    January 7, 2013 2:25 PM

    NEW YORK - There will be an NHL season. The league and the players' association agreed on a tentative pact to end a 113-day lockout and begin an abbreviated season later this month. The 10-year deal was forged after a 16-hour marathon session led by federal mediator Scot Beckenbaugh, who... more »
  • Sides in NHL labor fight meet with mediator

    January 4, 2013 10:46 AM

    NEW YORK - The NHL and the union are meeting separately with a federal mediator but have no plans yet to negotiate. Federal mediator Scot Beckenbaugh is talking with representatives from the players' association and league Friday in an attempt to return the parties to the bargaining table after they... more »
  • Canadian lawmaker: Let amateurs play for the cup

    December 18, 2012 4:29 PM

    EDMONTON, Alberta - A member of the Canadian parliament says the Stanley Cup should be awarded to an amateur team if the NHL labor fight isn't settled in time to save the season. Brent Rathgeber suggests the cup could be the prize in a national competition to determine the best... more »
  • Hockey mediators talking, but no progress

    December 14, 2012 10:56 AM

    NEW YORK - Negotiators from the NHL and the players' association made it into the same room to talk this time. They just didn't carry any meaningful progress out of it. A second straight day with a federal mediator didn't do anything to bring the sides closer to a settlement... more »
  • NHL, union to resume negotiations Wednesday

    December 11, 2012 10:27 AM

    TORONTO - The NHL and its players' union will return to bargaining tomorrow at an undisclosed location in an effort to save the hockey season. The Canadian Press reports the resumption of talks, citing unidentified people on both sides of the dispute. Today marks the 87th day of the lockout.... more »
  • NHL labor talks break off after 1 hour

    December 6, 2012 5:41 PM

    NEW YORK - Talks in the NHL labor fight broke down after just one hour Thursday night, and it isn't known when the league and the players' association would get back together. After several hours of waiting for discussions to resume for a third straight day, the conversations didn't go... more »
  • NHL talks to resume on Tuesday

    December 3, 2012 5:41 PM

    NEW YORK - The NHL labor talks are set to resume Tuesday with six owners and players scheduled to meet without a couple of the key figures from each side. With negotiations to resolve the lockout at a standstill, the league and union finalized the details for the unusual bargaining... more »
  • NHL cancels games through Dec. 14, All-Star game

    November 23, 2012 1:51 PM

    NEW YORK - The NHL is calling off all games through Dec. 14, plus the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend scheduled for Jan. 26-27 in Columbus, Ohio. The league made the announcement Friday, the 69th day of the NHL's lockout of its players. The new cancelations come as little surprise. The... more »
  • NHL lockout goes on

    November 20, 2012 10:46 AM

    NEW YORK - It's day 66 of the NHL lockout and while the two sides are talking, there is no indication that they're getting anywhere. Representative for the league and players got together for about two hours yesterday, with union executive director Donald Fehr indicating the two sides would try... more »
  • NHL lockout talks stall

    November 12, 2012 10:26 AM

    NEW YORK - After a week full of promise that progress might be made, the NHL lockout talks appear to have bogged down again. The two-sides met for 90 minutes Sunday, but amid signs that the league is holding firm on its demands on the core economic issues it looks... more »
  • NHL, union holding labor talks a 3rd straight day

    November 8, 2012 10:33 AM

    NEW YORK - The NHL and the players' association resume negotiations Thursday afternoon, the third straight day the sides are meeting in an effort to end the lockout. This is the 54th day of the lockout, and this week is considered critical for the hockey season to be saved. Owners... more »
  • Glimmer of hope in NHL lockout talks

    November 7, 2012 10:49 AM

    NEW YORK - Negotiations between the NHL and the locked-out players' association went deep last night, and went well enough that the sides agreed to return to the bargaining table for more talks today. Both sides kept details of the meeting, which lasted over seven hours, close to the vest.... more »
  • NHL, union back at bargaining table for new talks

    November 6, 2012 10:20 PM

    NEW YORK- Negotiations between the NHL and the locked-out players' association lasted deep into Tuesday night, and went well enough that the sides agreed to return to the bargaining table for more talks Wednesday. Both sides kept details of the meeting, which lasted over seven hours, close to the vest.... more »
  • NHL negotiations set to resume

    November 6, 2012 10:45 AM

    NEW YORK - The NHL and the players' association are returning to the bargaining table today, hoping momentum generated over the weekend can lead to a labor deal. The sides held negotiations Saturday, the first since Oct. 18, in an undisclosed location and are meeting today in New York.... more »
  • Locked-out players getting escrow checks

    October 31, 2012 10:47 AM

    TORONTO - Locked-out NHL players are expected to get back last season's escrow payment on Wednesday. That's what a union spokesman says. Players are set to be given 7.98 percent of what they earned last year, plus interest, on the day they were to have received their second paycheck of... more »
  • Players reach out, owners pull away

    October 24, 2012 10:38 AM

    NEW YORK - The NHL Players Association has notified the league that it's ready to return to the bargaining table as early as today in an effort to save a full schedule. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly quickly told the union to forget it. Daly told The Associated Press he... more »
  • NHL releases details of latest offer to NHLPA

    October 17, 2012 10:30 AM

    TORONTO - The NHL has released details of its latest collective bargaining proposal to the public. In an unprecedented move, the league has published the documents it handed over to the NHL Players' Association on Tuesday in an attempt to save a full 82-game season and end the third lockout... more »
  • NHL lockout: Labor talks resume after 2-week break

    September 28, 2012 10:36 AM

    NEW YORK - With the clock ticking down to the start of the season, the NHL and its locked-out players are talking again. The sides have resumed negotiations at league headquarters Friday. These are the first talks since the lockout was put in place and they come a day after... more »
  • More NHL players head to Europe

    September 18, 2012 10:46 AM

    GENEVA - New York Islanders captain Mark Streit and Montreal Canadiens defenseman Yannick Weber are returning home to play in Switzerland during the NHL lockout. Bern says it has signed Streit and Geneva-Servette says it recruited Weber. San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton is also expected in Switzerland this week... more »
  • NHL, union have contact, but no talks scheduled

    September 14, 2012 10:28 AM

    NEW YORK - With a lockout drawing ever closer, the NHL and its players' union are in touch with each other after a day of internal meetings. But no new negotiating sessions are scheduled one day before Commissioner Gary Bettman has said he will lock out the players. This would... more »
  • NHL playoff schedule tonight

    April 30, 2012 8:56 AM

    The NHL playoff schedule is a light one tonight, just two games. In New York the Rangers and Capitals are going at it in the second game of their best-of-seven series. New York won the opening contest. And in St. Louis the Blues are looking to bounce back after losing... more »

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