NHL Lockout: Latest Cancellations Put League at Brink of Lost Season

December 10th, 2012 by Rob Goldberg Leave a reply »
The NHL announced that it will cancel games through Dec. 30, which means that the entire season could be in jeopardy.

Darren Dreger of TSN reported the latest news to disappointed hockey fans:


Further NHL regular season cancellations today. Thru Dec 30th.

— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) December 10, 2012  

This brings the total amount of games canceled to 526 (528 if you include the Winter Classic and the All-Star Game).

Losing the high-profile matchups might have angered fans, but now the quantity of canceled games is getting too great to overcome. 

To make matters worse, union chief Donald Fehr believes that this lockout is not going to be resolved quickly, according to Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger:


Don Fehr: "It looks like this is not going to be resolved in the immediate future."

— Rich Chere (@Ledger_NJDevils) December 7, 2012  

With only around 50 games remaining on the current schedule for each team, the NHL is close to reaching a point of no return.

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