Another lengthy bargaining session between the NHL and its players’ union drew to a close at around 9 p.m. Wednesday night, with plans to renew negotiations on Thursday.
The prospect of the NHL salvaging a truncated season has reached a critical stage.
Jay Beagle has spent the past six weeks lugging his hockey equipment from his red pickup truck to the no-frills locker room at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
One day after the NHL cancelled the Winter Classic and raised concerns about the entire season being lost in a bitter labor dispute, private negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement
The Winter Classic has been flushed down the toilet and formal negotiations have been few and far between.