NHL lockout

Karl Alzner

Alzner On Caps Being Ready For Season: ‘I Guess We’ll Find Out’

Karl Alzner called into the Junks Wednesday to let them know how rigorous preparation has been for the shortened 48-game season, with just five days to prepare and learn a new offense under rookie head coach Adam Oates.



TTYM: A Hairy NHL Lockout Situation And A Cowboys Fan Blasts Romo

In this week’s That Thing You Missed, Fab Melo gives new meaning to the term “banging your head against the wall,”  a passionate Cowboys fan gets up in “arms” over missing the playoffs and the […]


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Source: NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 30

A person familiar with the decision says the NHL has canceled all games through Dec. 30. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the official announcement isn’t expected to be made until later Monday afternoon.


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NHL Lockout: Optimism Turns to Despair as Talks Break Off

Donald Fehr thought he and the hockey players he leads were close to a deal to save the season. The NHL said not so fast, and then took away everything that created all the optimism in the first place.


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NHL Players, Owners Bargaining Again; Hopes for End of Lockout Increase

NHL owners and players were back in contact with each other Wednesday morning, but didn’t hold a bargaining session because they didn’t want to rush through a meeting before the league’s board of governors got together.


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NHL, Players Turn to Man Who Helped Faciliate End of NFL Lockout

Federal mediators are entering the stalled NHL labor talks, with the season’s first 2½ months already lost because of the lockout. NHL,


A fan holds up a 'Please end the lockout' sign while wearing a Boston Bruins jersey during the game between the Boston Celtics and the Utah Jazz at TD Garden in Boston. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Limited Progress in NHL Lockout, Talks Likely to Continue Tuesday

The NHL and the locked-out players are talking again, just not for very long. After an eight-day wait between bargaining sessions — as hockey remained on ice — negotiations resumed Monday night at the league office, but were over in less than two hours.


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NHL Labor Talks to Resume for 1st Time in Eight Days

For the first time in eight days, the NHL and the players’ association are heading back to the bargaining table to try again to reach a deal that will end the two-month old lockout.


Jay Beagle

Caps’ Jay Beagle Ready to Move Past Most Difficult Year of His Life

After the most difficult year of his life, the Caps’ Jay Beagle is really excited about this season. . . if there is one.


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NHL Lockout: No Progress in Latest Talks

As quickly as NHL labor negotiations got going again, they came to a screeching halt. Now there is no telling when the league and the players will return to the bargaining table.