Chart: The NHL lockout timeline

  • Updated: January 6, 2013 - 8:08 PM

NHL LOCKOUT TIMELINE

June 29: Bargaining begins.

July 13: Management's initial proposal would reduce players' share of hockey-related revenue from 57 percent to 46 percent, a figure the union later says is actually 43 percent.

Aug. 14: Players make first proposal, calling for lower percentage of revenue for players and increased revenue sharing among teams.

Aug. 15: NHL rejects players' offer.

Aug. 28: Owners offer players 46 percent.

Sept. 12: Players make proposal, which is immediately rejected.

Sept. 13: Owners meet in New York and unanimously endorse decision to lock out players when the 2005-12 collective bargaining agreement expires at the end of Sept. 15.

Sept. 16: Lockout begins.

Sept. 19: NHL cancels preseason schedule through Sept. 30.

Sept. 22: NHL fines Detroit Red Wings undisclosed amount for comments made by senior vice president Jim Devellano in an interview with Island Sports News, which quoted him as saying his solution to end the lockout would be to have the players take 43 percent and the owners get 57 percent of hockey-related revenue.

Sept. 27: NHL cancels remainder of preseason schedule.

Oct. 4: NHL cancels 82 games from Oct. 11-24.

Oct. 16: League makes proposal, offering to split hockey-related revenue 50-50, and says it must be accepted by Oct. 25 to preserve full schedule.

Oct. 17: Union rejects proposal.

Oct. 19: NHL cancels games through Nov. 1, raising cancellations to 135 (11 percent of season).

Oct. 26: NHL cancels games through Nov. 30, raising total to 326 (26.5 percent).

Nov. 2: NHL cancels Jan. 1 Winter Classic between Toronto and Detroit at Ann Arbor, Mich.

Nov. 21: Union makes proposal offering to split hockey-related revenue 50-50 with $392 million "make-whole provision" for existing contracts that is $182 million more than management's offer. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says sides are "far apart."

Nov. 23: NHL cancels games through Dec. 14, raising total to 422 (34 percent of season), and All-Star weekend for Jan. 26-27 at Columbus, Ohio.

Nov. 28-29: The sides meet with two members of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, who agree they are far apart.

Dec. 10: NHL cancels games through Dec. 30, raising total to 526 (43 percent of season).

Dec. 14: A day after negotiations break off, NHL files a class action suit against the union in U.S. District Court in New York, seeking to establish its lockout is legal, and files an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming the union has bargained in bad faith.

Dec. 20: NHL cancels games through Jan. 14, raising total to 625 (51 percent of season).

Dec. 27: NHL makes new proposal.

Dec. 31: Negotiations resume.

Jan. 4: Federal mediator Scot Beckenbaugh shuttles between the sides.

Jan. 6: On the 113th day of the lockout, the sides reach agreement on a 10-year contract that either side can terminate after eight years.

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Buffalo 12/28/14 12:00 PM
New England
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Baltimore
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Washington
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Tennessee
Jacksonville 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Houston
San Diego 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Kansas City
NY Jets 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Miami
Chicago 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Minnesota
Philadelphia 12/28/14 12:00 PM
NY Giants
New Orleans 12/28/14 12:00 PM
Tampa Bay
Carolina 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Atlanta
Detroit 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Green Bay
Oakland 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Denver
Arizona 12/28/14 3:25 PM
San Francisco
St. Louis 12/28/14 3:25 PM
Seattle
Cincinnati 12/28/14 7:30 PM
Pittsburgh
Brooklyn 4 1st Qtr 9:16
Boston 4
Cleveland 6:00 PM
Orlando
Indiana 6:30 PM
Detroit
Milwaukee 6:30 PM
Atlanta
Houston 7:00 PM
Memphis
San Antonio 7:00 PM
New Orleans
Charlotte 7:00 PM
Oklahoma City
LA Lakers 7:30 PM
Dallas
Minnesota 8:00 PM
Denver
Philadelphia 9:00 PM
Portland
Phoenix 9:00 PM
Sacramento
Central Mich 48 FINAL
Western Ky 49
Fresno State 6 FINAL
Rice 30
Illinois 0 1st Qtr 10:32
Louisiana Tech 0
Rutgers 3:30 PM
North Carolina
NC State 7:00 PM
UCF
Cincinnati 12/27/14 12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
(15) Arizona State 12/27/14 1:10 PM
Duke
Miami-Florida 12/27/14 2:30 PM
So Carolina
Boston College 12/27/14 3:30 PM
Penn State
(25) Nebraska 12/27/14 7:00 PM
(24) USC
Texas A&M 12/29/14 1:00 PM
West Virginia
Oklahoma 12/29/14 4:30 PM
(18) Clemson
Arkansas 12/29/14 8:00 PM
Texas
Notre Dame 12/30/14 2:00 PM
(22) LSU
(13) Georgia 12/30/14 5:45 PM
(20) Louisville
Maryland 12/30/14 9:00 PM
Stanford
(9) Ole Miss 12/31/14 11:30 AM
(6) TCU
(21) Boise State 12/31/14 3:00 PM
(12) Arizona
(8) Miss State 12/31/14 7:00 PM
(10) Georgia Tech
(19) Auburn 1/1/15 11:00 AM
(17) Wisconsin
(7) Michigan State 1/1/15 11:30 AM
(4) Baylor
(16) Missouri 1/1/15 12:00 PM
Minnesota
(2) Florida State 1/1/15 4:00 PM
(3) Oregon
(5) Ohio State 1/1/15 7:30 PM
(1) Alabama
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