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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NY Yankees - B. McCarthy
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Cleveland - D. Salazar
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Toronto - R. Dickey
Chicago WSox - S. Carroll 6:08 PM
Detroit - D. Price
Philadelphia - C. Hamels 6:10 PM
Miami - H. Alvarez
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Atlanta - A. Wood
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Cincinnati - J. Cueto
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Houston
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Chicago
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Indianapolis
Carolina 9/28/14 12:00 PM
Baltimore
Detroit 9/28/14 12:00 PM
NY Jets
Tampa Bay 9/28/14 12:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Miami 9/28/14 12:00 PM
Oakland
Jacksonville 9/28/14 3:05 PM
San Diego
Atlanta 9/28/14 3:25 PM
Minnesota
Philadelphia 9/28/14 3:25 PM
San Francisco
New Orleans 9/28/14 7:30 PM
Dallas
Carolina 6:00 PM
Buffalo
Pittsburgh 6:00 PM
Columbus
Boston 6:30 PM
Montreal
Nashville 6:30 PM
Tampa Bay
Philadelphia 6:30 PM
Toronto
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Chicago
San Jose 8:00 PM
Vancouver
Arizona 9:00 PM
Anaheim
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San Jose
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Appalachian St 9/25/14 6:30 PM
Ga Southern
(11) UCLA 9/25/14 9:00 PM
(15) Arizona State
Middle Tennessee 9/26/14 7:00 PM
Old Dominion
Fresno State 9/26/14 7:00 PM
New Mexico
Texas-El Paso 9/27/14 11:00 AM
(25) Kansas State
Tennessee 9/27/14 11:00 AM
(12) Georgia
Vanderbilt 9/27/14 11:00 AM
Kentucky
Wyoming 9/27/14 11:00 AM
(9) Michigan State
Northwestern 9/27/14 11:00 AM
Penn State
TCU 9/27/14 11:00 AM
SMU
Iowa 9/27/14 11:00 AM
Purdue
Tulane 9/27/14 11:00 AM
Rutgers
So Florida 9/27/14 11:00 AM
(19) Wisconsin
Colorado State 9/27/14 11:30 AM
Boston College
Western Mich 9/27/14 11:30 AM
Virginia Tech
Maryland 9/27/14 12:30 PM
Indiana
Akron 9/27/14 12:30 PM
Pittsburgh
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Massachusetts
Arkansas 9/27/14 2:30 PM
(6) Texas A&M
Kent State 9/27/14 2:30 PM
Virginia
Western Ky 9/27/14 2:30 PM
Navy
Minnesota 9/27/14 2:30 PM
Michigan
Wake Forest 9/27/14 2:30 PM
Louisville
FIU 9/27/14 2:30 PM
UAB
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NC State
Miami-Ohio 9/27/14 2:30 PM
Buffalo
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California
Louisiana Tech 9/27/14 3:00 PM
(5) Auburn
Texas 9/27/14 3:00 PM
Kansas
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Connecticut
(16) Stanford 9/27/14 3:15 PM
Washington
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Southern Miss
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Air Force
North Carolina 9/27/14 6:00 PM
Clemson
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ULM
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(17) LSU
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(10) Ole Miss
Duke 9/27/14 6:30 PM
Miami-Florida
Texas State 9/27/14 7:00 PM
Tulsa
Washington St 9/27/14 7:00 PM
Utah
(8) Notre Dame 9/27/14 7:00 PM
Syracuse
(7) Baylor 9/27/14 7:00 PM
Iowa State
UNLV 9/27/14 7:00 PM
San Diego St
Illinois 9/27/14 8:00 PM
(21) Nebraska
Oregon State 9/27/14 9:30 PM
(18) USC
Nevada 9/27/14 9:30 PM
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Ottawa
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Edmonton
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