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Hockey fans continue to sit and wait while ongoing NHL lockout of its players continues. There is some hope Friday because the NHL and National Hockey League Players Association are meeting for a fourth straight day of talks to reach a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The news coming out of the stalemate between the NHL and the NHL Players Association continues to be grim and it looks like the next major cancellation for the league will be the annual Winter Classic game.
It’s looking more and more like the Florida Panthers may not get to raise any banners this year. The NHL announced Friday that all regular season games through the month of November have been canceled due tot the ongoing owner’s lockout.
The NHL continues to cut off its nose to spite its face with fans after it announced Friday that all regular season games through November 1 have been cancelled. The cancellations come as a result of the ongoing owner lockout in the league.
Florida Panthers fans hoping to see the team take the ice this season got a major wakeup call Tuesday when the NHL owners crafted a new collective bargaining proposal that mirrored closely that of the NBA and other sports.
As the NHL owners and the NHL Players Association continue to battle over how to split up their money, the amount of money available to the league continues to shrink.
The Florida Panthers and the rest of the National Hockey League should be getting ready to start their preseason schedule. Instead, the owner-imposed lockout has now cost the league its entire preseason.
Florida Panthers fans hoping to see some great hockey may have to break out the DVD collection now that the NHL lockout has been in effect for more than a day.
The Florida Panthers are coming off a division winning season and have real momentum for the future of a franchise that has been an also-ran in recent years. But, that enthusiasm may be gone before it starts thanks to a labor fight in the NHL.