has canceled the start of the regular season through Oct. 24 or basically the first two weeks of the season because of the absence of Collective Bargaining Agreement between the players and owners.
will lose five games, including the season opener against Tampa Bay on Oct. 13, as well as home games against the
on Oct. 18. Three road games have been canceled, including road matchups against the
on Oct. 15, Tampa Bay on Oct. 19 and the Islanders on Oct. 22.
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Executive Director, released the following statement regarding today's decision.
"The decision to cancel the first two weeks of the NHL season is the unilateral choice of the NHL owners,'' Fehr said in a statement. "If the owners truly cared about the game and the fans, they would lift the