16/02/2005 NHL season is canceled due to a labor dispute
2004 News: Gary Bettman Announces NHL Lockout
NHL Cancels 2004/05 Season
NHL CBA Press Conference (7-13-05)
2005: NHL on TSN Opening (First Day Back from Lockout)
NHL Lockout Ends
Commissioner Gary Bettman canceled all of the remaining games in the NHL season. The NHL became the 1st major professional sports league in North America to cancel an entire season because of a labor dispute. The main issue was a salary cap with owners and players not being able to agree on a financial agreement.
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