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2005-10-05 18:18:38

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Average ticket prices for the 2005-06 National Hockey League season are lower than they were before a lockout eliminated last season's games, a marketing survey reported on Wednesday. The average ticket price for NHL games has fallen 7.5 percent from the 2003-2004 season to $41.19, with two-thirds of the 30 teams dropping prices significantly in a bid to lure back fans. These NHL price reductions are the first in 12 years, according to Team Marketing Report, a...

2005-08-03 12:15:42

By Alan Crosby PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic's top ice hockey teams rejected Wednesday a player transfer agreement between the NHL and the international federation, a move that jeopardises NHL participation in the Olympic Games. Under the new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) of the NHL, signed last month to end a 301-day player lockout by owners, the North American league would pay European teams for players based on a sliding scale. In a vote Wednesday, the Czech federation...

2005-07-28 13:30:05

TORONTO (Reuters) - Bob Goodenow quit as executive director of the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) Thursday, less than a week after the union and league agreed to a labor deal that ended a season-long lockout. Goodenow said in a statement: "I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve the players over the past 15 years and to have had the support of a tremendous staff at the NHLPA." Goodenow, who led the union's negotiations, had three years remaining on his...

2005-07-28 12:20:10

TORONTO (Reuters) - Bob Goodenow quit as executive director of the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) Thursday, a week after a salary agreement ended a season-long lockout. "I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve the players over the past 15 years and to have had the support of a tremendous staff at the NHLPA," said Goodenow. Ted Saskin, formerly the NHLPA's senior director, will replace Goodenow who led the union's negotiations during the season-long standoff...

2005-07-22 16:17:11

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Hockey League's (NHL) board of governors have unanimously approved a new labor deal with the players' union, removing the last obstacle to a return to the ice after a lockout which wiped out the 2004-05 season. "Today our board of governors gave its unanimous approval to a collective bargaining agreement that signals a new era for our league," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told a news conference on Friday. "(It also signals) an era of economic stability...

2005-07-22 15:09:57

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Hockey League's (NHL) board of governors have unanimously approved a new labor deal with the players' union, removing the last obstacle to a return to the ice after a lockout which wiped out the 2004-05 season. "Today our board of governors gave its unanimous approval to a collective bargaining agreement that signals a new era for our league," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told a news conference on Friday. "(It also signals) an era of economic stability...

2005-07-22 15:06:10

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Hockey League's (NHL) board of governors have unanimously approved a new labor deal with the players' union, removing the last obstacle to a return to the ice after a lockout which wiped out the 2004-05 season. "Today our board of governors gave its unanimous approval to a collective bargaining agreement that signals a new era for our league," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told a news conference on Friday. "(It also signals) an era of economic stability...

2005-07-22 14:42:47

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Hockey League's (NHL) board of governors have unanimously approved a new labor deal with the players' union, removing the last obstacle to a return to the ice after a lockout which wiped out the 2004-05 season. "Today our board of governors gave its unanimous approval to a collective bargaining agreement that signals a new era for our league," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told a news conference on Friday. "(It also signals) an era of economic stability...

2005-07-21 18:26:49

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) voted overwhelmingly to approve a new collective bargaining agreement on Thursday, ending the lockout that wiped out an entire season. Nearly 90 percent of the players voted in favor of the six-year labor deal which, according to media reports, contains a $39 million salary cap for each of the NHL's 30 teams and a 24 percent rollback of salaries for players on existing contracts. "We look forward...

2005-07-21 15:20:58

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) - The National Hockey League (NHL) Players' Association voted to approve a new collective bargaining agreement on Thursday, ending the lockout that wiped out an entire season. About 225 players were in Toronto to vote on the six-year deal which is believed to contain a $39 million salary cap for each of the NHL's 30 teams and a 24 percent rollback of salaries for players on existing contracts. Players unable to attend were able to vote via the internet....


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