SUNRISE (CBSMiami) – It says something about your organization when Congress is able to come to an agreement quicker than you. But, such is the state of the National Hockey League and its owner-imposed lockout of the players.
The NHL has canceled every game up to this point and could be poised to cancel the entire season if a collective bargaining agreement with the NHL Players Association in the next few weeks.READ MORE: FIU President Mark Rosenberg Resigns, Cites Health Issues
However, for the first time in many months, the two sides appeared to be edging closer together on a new CBA. The two sides exchanged complete proposals in the last few days and according to prohockeytalk.com, they may be nearing an agreement on revenue sharing.READ MORE: Armed Robbery In Medley Leads Investigators To Human Trafficking Arrests
In addition, prohockeytalk.com reported the NHLPA is now willing to accept a 10-year length for a new collective bargaining agreement.MORE NEWS: Heat's Late Game Rally Not Enough As Hawks Pull Away 110-108
Both sides have been exchanging proposals and while both sides say a significant gulf remains between the two sides, for the first time in a long time, the hatred between both sides seems to be receding and a deal could be within sight in the coming weeks.