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.

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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.

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In addition, prohockeytalk.com reported the NHLPA is now willing to accept a 10-year length for a new collective bargaining agreement.

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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.