NHL Reaches Tentative Agreement to End Lockout

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While the rest of the details will be hammered out as time goes on, there is only one thing that matters right now. The National Hockey League, the biggest and most popular hockey league in the world, is back after a 113-day lockout hiatus.

NHL Lockout Update: Week 12

Gary Bettman and Don Fehr (Photo Credit: Sportsnet.ca)

Fehr rejected an offer that former NHLer Jeremy Roenick said the players should’ve agreed to and countered with an offer that Daly and Bettman tossed aside instantly.

NHL Lockout Update: Week 11

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Earlier last week, the NHL decided that it would attempt a different approach in order to fix the lockout issues. They decided to turn to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

On Monday, the mediators that would be present were announced, and they scheduled to meet in a private New Jersey location the following Thursday.

NHL Lockout Update: Week 8

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For the first time since the lockout began, the NHL and the NHLPA met for consecutive days. Starting last Tuesday, the two sides met for numerous hours at a secret location in New York in an attempt to salvage a partial season.

NHL Lockout Update: Week 7

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The NHL officially cancelled the 2013 Winter Classic event at the Big House in Ann Arbor and the Hockeytown Winter Festival event at Comerica Park.

The cancellation came hours after University of Michigan was owed $250,000 by the league. The NHL had no choice but to cancel the event to save the league from payments due later in the month.