NHL ratifies new CBA

Thursday January 10th, 2013

Hockey is (almost) officially back. The NHL board of governors met today to complete their review of the CBA and vote on it.

The 113-day lockout was tentatively brought to an end last week when the NHL and NHLPA finally agreed on a deal. That deal is now official with a unanimous NHL board ratification.

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The NHLPA now needs to ratify the deal. They will be meeting Friday-Saturday to vote on the agreement. Camps should start on Sunday.

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