The National Hockey League slashed more games from the 2012-13 season schedule Friday afternoon, due to the current lockout.
Many NHL players have opted to head to Europe to play until a new collective bargaining agreement can be hammered out. One player who has not gone that route yet is Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, who is still hopeful that something will get done soon.
Pittsburgh, like every professional hockey town, is waiting to hear from the National Hockey League office. The next wave of game cancellations is expected soon as the lockout passes Commissioner Gary Bettman’s deadline of an agreement by Thursday.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Penguins beat reporter Josh Yohe of the Tribune-Review joined “Seibel, Starkey & Miller” Tuesday to discuss the frigid state of NHL labor talks, and how Players’ Association chief Donald Fehr might want to be a game-changer before games are finally played.
NEW YORK (AP) Five hours of talks in two sessions between the NHL and the players’ association did little to move the sides closer to a deal in the nearly one-month lockout.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Given happier circumstances, the Penguins’ now abbreviated 2012-13 season would begin at home Oct. 25 against the New York Rangers. However, the NHL and NHLPA don’t appear to be operating under those right now.
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Hockey League canceled two weeks of the regular season Thursday, the second time games have been lost because of a lockout in seven years.
With the NHL currently locked out, Penguins left winger Matt Cooke joined The Fan Morning Show today to chat about the league’s labor dispute.
NEW YORK (AP) The rhetoric is rising, while the time before the planned start of the NHL regular season is running out.
CBC NHL insider Elliotte Friedman chats with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
NEW YORK (AP) In speaking to reporters after talks finished up for the day between the NHL and the NHLPA, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly estimated that the league has lost $100 million in revenues from the canceled preseason.
NEW YORK (AP) The NHL and the players’ association met for a third straight day Sunday, and again avoided the troublesome money issues that are fueling the ongoing lockout.
NFL referees voted and approved a new eight-year deal with the league on Saturday. Now they all can get back to the business of calling games.
NEW YORK (AP) The NHL canceled the rest of the preseason Thursday, just a day before negotiations were set to resume in an effort to end the lockout.
After a three-month lockout, the NFL and the referees’ union have reached a tentative contract agreement. In fact, things are moving quickly.
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