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The cancellation of NHL regular season games have begun

The league has announced the cancellation of regular season games through Oct. 24.

That means six games lost for the Wings — two at home (Nashville, Oct. 12) and (Vancouver, Oct. 22) — and four on the road — (Buffalo, Oct. 16), (St. Louis, Oct. 18), (Chicago, Oct. 20) and (Columbus, Oct. 23).

Here is the press release from the NHL.

NHL ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF 2012-13 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE THROUGH OCTOBER 24

NEW YORK (October 4, 2012) – The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through October 24. A total of 82 regular-season games were scheduled for Oct. 11 through Oct. 24.

The cancellation was necessary because of the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL.

NHL cancels preseason games through Sept. 30

The cancellation of NHL preseason games has begun.

The league just sent out this press release.

NEW YORK (September 19, 2012) – The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012 preseason schedule through Sept. 30. In addition, the 2012 Kraft Hockeyville preseason game, scheduled for Oct. 3 in Belleville, Ontario, has been postponed to 2013.

The cancellation of the schedule was necessary because of the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL.

While the Kraft Hockeyville game has been postponed, many of the scheduled celebrations in the winning community of Stirling-Rawdon, Ontario, will proceed as planned beginning on September 30.