NHL thriving despite short season after lockout

Updated: April 26, 2013, 4:14 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Whatever damage was caused by the latest long NHL lockout, the league isn't feeling the fallout as it gets set to start this year's playoffs.

With just a few days left in the shortened 48-game season, a look back shows that fans are still flocking to arenas and tuning in on TV sets.

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told a meeting of Associated Press Sports Editors on Friday that teams are filling up their buildings to 97.4 percent of capacity, and television ratings on a ...

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