BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The NHL is announcing the cancelation of the 2012-13 schedule through October 24th. The NHL says the regular-season schedule had a total of 82 games between October 11th and October 28th.
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The league reported on NHL.com Thursday afternoon, "The cancelation was necessary because of the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players' Association and the NHL."
The lockout is the NHL's fourth shutdown since 1992, including a year-long dispute that forced the cancelation of the entire 2004-05 season.
Over the past few weeks, there has been news of Buffalo Sabres players hitting the ice in hockey leagues overseas during the lockout. Sabres defenseman Andrej Sekera made a deal with HC Slovan Bratislava in the KHL. Tyler Ennis and Christian Ehrhoff are also playing overseas.
Police, FBI agents and a bomb squad all showed up on a quiet residential street in North Buffalo overnight.
Eighty-two-year-old Edward Spencer was making a left hand turn while exiting the Budwey's parking lot when he struck 52-year-old Sandra Garner and 55-year-old Kevin Nowak, according to authorities.
An angry mother who claims her daughter was dropped-off miles away from home wants answers.
Deputies say a teen driver fell asleep at the wheel early Thursday morning before crashing head-on with another vehicle.
Police say a Jamestown man was selling crack cocaine out of his barber shop on East Second Street.
City Hall is considering turning to taxpayers to help keep the lights on at the only movie theatre in downtown Buffalo.