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Breaking Down The 2012 NHL Hockey Lock-Out

Updated on January 10, 2013

2012 NHL Lock Out Information

The national hockey league is officially locked-Out, and the 2012- 2013 NHL season will not begin at its original start date witch was on October 11/2012. Many NHL hockey fans are very angry and we miss this great sport. The Players, and owners could not come to a new agreement and the NHL owners did not want to continue using the old one, Thus the NHL Hockey Players got Locked-Out

The NHL wanted to cut Profit sharing revenue from players from50% to 43%, even after the NHL association had their biggest profit gains in almost 20 years, during the 2011-2012 nhl season

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By By Winter Classic

Bad news for hockey fans, not only have we had to miss the start of the regular nhl 2012 season, but now me must suffer the loss of the winter classic, and also the nhl announced that games through December to the all-star break weekend is canceled. This NHL lock-out really needs to get fixed very soon, I miss hockey.

The NHL Is Back Are You Ready?

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and all the powers at be, finnaly came to a deal,and we will soon be seeing the NHL back on the ice. The NHL 2013 hockey season will be saved because of a 10 year bargening agreement that was concluded earlery this mounth.

Soon we will all have hockey back, i cant wait to see my favriote players,and favriote villins battle it out on the ice, for the 2013 stanley cup championship.

Past NHL Lock Out Dates

NHL Lock Out Season ( 2004-2005)

The whole season was Locked-Out, and no team was awarded the Stanley Cup.

Reason: Labor Dispute

NHL Lock-Out Season (1994)

Short 48 game season. ( no All-Star Game)

NHL Lock-Out Season (1992)

The lock out lasted only 10 days

Reason: strike

Important NHL Lock-out Dates

Sept. 23:Start of preseason

Oct. 11: Start of regular season

Nov. 23: 2012 Discover NHL Thanksgiving Showdown (Rangers vs. Bruins)

Jan. 1: NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium (Leafs vs. Red Wings)

Jan 24-28:All-Star Weekend in Columbus

Feb. 17:Hockey Day in America (Red Wings vs. Wild, Penguins vs. Sabres, Bruins vs. Blackhawks, Flyers vs. Rangers)

January 9th: The 2012 /2013 NHL Lock out ends,with a half season of 48 NHL Games.


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      Avinash 2 years ago

      Hi Lindsay and Amy I really hope you reply even thgouh it has been 2 years since you've posted on here I'm so glad to have found this site. My name is Nichole and I am almost 23 years old, I have suffered with NDPH since I was 16. I was a Sophomore in high school, it was near the end of 2006 when I got sick with bronchitis and the flu and coughed and coughed and noticed I had a really terrible headache with it. Once the sickness went away I noticed that the migraine, that pain in my head that had been so foreign to me prior to this, had not gone away, and still has not to this day I had to be home schooled and quit all of my sports I was a part of My friends went on with their lives and forgot about me while I had a constant 24/7 pain that I could not get rid of no matter how hard I tried or how much it killed me, physically and mentally. We began with Chiropractors, decompression machines, adjustments, etc. I traveled hours to probably 20 different Chiropractors that all said that they knew what I had and exactly how to treat it. I've tried natural supplements, over the counter medications, 6 Occipital nerve blocks in the back of my head, massage, diets of no wheat, no gluten, no sugar, vegan only, all with no progress. My family understands the pain and how I can be ok one minute but then pick up something slightly too heavy, walk a little too fast, sit down a little too hard and I will have to be in my room with blankets over my windows and absolutely no sound because the pain is so unbearable. It is so frustrating because I too feel like a burden, like ok you have a headache so what? Why can't you stay out late or get up early or work long shifts or run around and be active? But it is so much more than a headache It's become a way of life and although I think I handle it well I know that deep down I am depressed and deeply saddened by it because anytime I stop to think about it or talk to anyone about it I cry instantly. Lindsay, I too have tried the things you have with no help and at Cleveland Clinic where they did my nerve blocks they told me about the program where you stay there for an amount of time. My option they told me about when staying there was a few weeks, they would put me on all these medications and steroid medications, have physical therapy and counseling as well. They also said the FDA would soon be approving the Botox injections, I'm sorry those did not help you either NDPH has altered my life drastically, I can't work as much, I can't run around and just be free, I can't take a full load of classes at a time Basically I just want to thank you for having this site Amy, it is really more helpful than you know, just knowing that I'm not the only one to suffer from this and that I'm not the only one that has this pain to think about every single second of every day Bless you and bless all your readers, may you all find relief from the pain -Nichole