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NHL announces cancellation of 2012-13 regular-season schedule through January 14

Thursday, 12.20.2012 / 4:00 PM / News

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NHL announces cancellation of 2012-13 regular-season schedule through January 14
The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through January 14.

NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through January 14. The cancellations are necessary due to the absence of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players' Association and the NHL.

A total of 625 regular-season games—50.8 percent of the season—were scheduled for October 11 through January 14.

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