As the tragedy that is the 2012 NHL Lockout approaches 100 days next week, the league and the players are no closer to a deal that might be able to save the 2012-13 season. Despite efforts led by the Players Association last week to meet again with Federal Mediators involved, talks went nowhere and the NHL followed that up by cancelling another round of games, this time through December 30th. No talks are planned. So where exactly do we stand? Why are the sides so close to a deal but can’t seem to get one finished? What’s next?
The NHL lockout roller coaster took another uphill turn on Wednesday. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly went on Hockey Night in Canada Radio and was asked directly about the status of the season. He was asked, “Yes or no, do we have a season?”. He responded with a clear “yes”. In all honesty I cannot … Read more