Sides will have to ratify new CBA
NEW YORK -- Open the arenas, break out the skates and fire up the Zamboni.
The NHL is back.
After losing an entire season to a lockout, players and owners ended an all-night bargaining session Wednesday by reaching their goal: a tentative deal, which includes a salary cap, that virtually ensures hockey will return this fall.
The six-year pact still needs to be ratified by both sides. According to ESPN.com's Scott Burnside, the players' association has scheduled ...
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