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The Day Before Tomorrow

Today is the day. As a consortium of six owners and 18(?) players meet at 2 PM in Times Square, they hold the power to either advance Collective Bargaining Agreement talks or give up and move toward canceling the 2012-13 season. “We have confirmed with the Union that we will attempt to schedule a players/owners-only meeting for some time on Tuesday afternoon in New York,” NHL Deupty Commissioner Bill Daly said a Tuesday morning statement. “No further details have been confirmed at this point. The expectation is, depending on the outcome, that the Board of Governors will either delay an …

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The first cut is the deepest

So, it’s come to this: We will apparently not enjoy a full 82-game slate for our favorite teams this season, as the NHL announced a short time ago that it will excise the first two weeks of the year: “The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through October 24. A total of 82 regular-season games were scheduled for Oct. 11 through Oct. 24. The cancellation was necessary because of the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL.” While it does mean that games can be rescheduled, let’s …