Could there be hockey this year?hockey this year?
The end came at about 5 a.m. Sunday, the 113th day of the lockout, at a Midtown Manhattan hotel.
“Don Fehr and I are here to tell you that we have reached an agreement on a framework for a new collective bargaining agreement,” the N.H.L. commissioner Gary Bettman said, standing alongside Donald Fehr, the executive director of the N.H.L. Players’ Association. “We still have more work to do, but it’s good to be at this point.”
“Hopefully within a very few days,” Fehr said, “The fans can get back to watching people who are skating, not the two of us.”
Hockey until the end of June? How bizarre....Pending ratification, which is likely, by the players and owners, a 48- to 50-game season is expected to begin before Jan. 20, with the Stanley Cup awarded by the end of June.
Maybe they should let fewer teams into the playoffs instead.
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