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For many in the younger generations, it’s difficult to picture ice hockey at the Winter Olympics without professional players taking part.
Any hopes from hockey fans for an NHL season look like they’re about to be put on ice for at least another year.
Hockey fans won’t be too happy to hear that the whole season of hockey could vanish if the National Hockey League (NHL) and the player’s association don’t come to an agreement before it is too late.
If you were hoping to see your favorite Florida Panthers and other National Hockey League stars on the ice this season, you’ll probably need to buy a ticket to Europe. After several days of optimistic movement of the collective bargaining agreement talks between the NHL and NHL Players Association, everything fell apart Thursday evening.
The National Hockey League and the NHL Players Association continued talking Tuesday to try and close the gap that remains between the two sides on a potential collective bargaining agreement.
National Hockey League fans are starting to settle in to the reality that there is not likely to be any games this season. Now, the NHL has suggested taking a two-week break on any negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement with the NHL Players Association.
Florida Panthers fans may need to start looking for a new team to support because the NHL may be put on ice through mid-December shortly.
The NHL is set to cancel its annual signature game, the Winter Classic, as early as Friday, due to the ongoing owners’ lockout of the players.
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.