Monday, January 07, 2013
By Daniel P. Tucker : Associate Producer, WNYC News
After 113 days of frustration and slumping sales, small businesses that cater to local hockey fans are rejoicing over the end of the hockey lock-out. The NHL and players union reached a collective bargaining agreement and games are set to start as early as January 15.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
By Janet Babin : Economic Development Reporter, WNYC News
National Hockey League players are mulling a new offer from team owners that could put an end to the lockout that began more than a month ago. At the heart of the matter is how to divide revenue, but area businesses are also concerned about how the lockout and hockey’s delayed season will hit their bottom line.