NHL Lockout: Legal Battle Will Result in Pucks Being Dropped Before Courts Rule

December 15th, 2012 by Rick Weiner Leave a reply »
Ladies and gentlemen, we have reached the point in the production where both sides put on their big boy pants and actually hammer out a deal that ends the NHL lockout and gets players back on the ice.

Neither side wants to go down the path that has been laid before them.

For those who missed it, a quick recap of where we stand.

Word was leaked (or not, depending on who you want to believe) that the NHLPA was considering making the only move that it has left, as reported by TSN Canada's Aaron Ward, a three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Detroit Red Wings (via Twitter):


NHLPA Executive Board voted last night,to give players a vote to AUTHORIZE Exec Board to chose to proceed on Disclaimer of Interest #TSN

— Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) December 14, 2012  


No indication as to IF/WHEN vote even occurs.This is simply AUTHORIZATION. No more,no less. #TSN #CBA #NHLPA #NHL

— Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) December 14, 2012 The NHL took that news and ran with it, per ESPN's Katie Strang (via Twitter):

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