/// NHL Lockout Ends

January 6, 2013  |  Media Week

The National Hockey League and the players’ association this morning reached a tentative agreement to end a lockout that wiped out 625 regular-season games and left fans and network executives fuming. Capping a 16-hour round of heated negotiations, the two sides signed off on a provisional 10-year collective bargaining agreement that could have the NHL back in business by Jan. 15. The deal, which closed today at around 5 a.m. EST, came after months of on-again, off-again talks, which began back in late June. The league’s lockout effectively erased half of the scheduled games—including the crucial Jan.

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