Lockout over salary cap shuts down NHL
NEW YORK -- A hockey season on the brink is now a season gone bust.
The NHL canceled what was left of its decimated schedule Wednesday after a round of last-gasp negotiations failed to resolve differences over a salary cap -- the flash-point issue that led to a lockout.
It's the first time a major pro sports league in North America
lost an entire season to a labor dispute. The resulting damage
could be immeasurable to hockey, which already has limited appeal
in the ...
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