Lower Broadway

NHL cancels games through January 14

All National Hockey League games through January 14 have been canceled, the League reported Thursday afternoon. This announcement comes just ten days later after games were canceled throughout the 2012 calendar year. A new Collective Bargaining Agreement has not been found by either side as talks continue to stall.

NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said Wednesday in an interview, "There will be season."

Daly continue by saying today, "You're looking at the middle of January by the date this [lockout] needs to be resolved. I'm committed to doing it."

 

While the Bill Daly is lying to everyone in the hockey world, the Nashville Predators will lose more games and will affect the city's revenue.

Terry, Manager of Rippy's Bar and Grill on lower Broadway, across from Bridgestone Arena, doesn't like the lockout at all and it is bad for business. He said, "The lockout affects us quite a bit. It has been slow."

"Ten or twelve people showed up [Thursday] because of the weather–with it being a thunderstorm–but if it was game night, we would have plenty of people down here, good or bad weather. This place is packed on game nights."

There is little doubt that the lockout is affecting business in the area and it seems like those in the meetings don't care about it. They are oblivious about the economic impact it creates by not playing NHL games.

 

Here is the current list of games canceled so far.

Friday, Oct 12: @ Detroit

Saturday, Oct 13: vs St. Louis

Tuesday, Oct 16: vs Colorado

Thursday, Oct 18: vs Vancouver

Saturday, Oct 20: vs Pittsburgh

Monday, Oct 22: @ Anaheim

Tuesday, Oct 23: @ Los Angeles

Thursday, Oct 25: @ Phoenix

Saturday, Oct 27: @ Colorado

Tuesday, Oct 30: @ San Jose

Friday, Nov 2: @ Chicago

Tuesday, Nov 6: @ Winnipeg

Thursday, Nov 8: vs Calgary

Saturday, Nov 10: vs St. Louis

Tuesday, Nov 13: vs Los Angeles

Thursday, Nov 15: vs New York Islanders

Saturday, Nov 17: @ St. Louis

Monday, Nov 19: @ Montreal

Wednesday, Nov 21: vs Dallas

Friday, Nov 23: @ Columbus

Saturday, Nov 24: vs Columbus

Tuesday, Nov 27: vs Edmonton

Thursday, Nov 29: vs New York Rangers

Saturday, Dec 1: vs Minnesota

Tuesday, Dec 4: @ Edmonton

Thursday, Dec 6: @ Vancouver

Sunday, Dec 9: @ Calgary

Tuesday, Dec 11: vs Calgary

Thursday, Dec 13: @ Toronto

Saturday, Dec 15: vs Detroit

Tuesday, Dec 18: vs Tampa Bay

Thursday, Dec 20: @ Carolina

Saturday, Dec 22: @ Tampa Bay

Sunday, Dec 23: @ Florida

Wednesday, Dec 26: @ Chicago

Thursday, Dec 27: vs Philadelphia

Saturday, Dec 29: vs Washington

Monday, Dec 31: @ Dallas

Wednesday, Jan 2: @ Phoenix

Friday, Jan 4: @ Detroit

Saturday, Jan 5: @Minnesota

Tuesday, Jan 8: vs Chicago

Friday, Jan 11: @ St. Louis

Saturday, Jan 12: vs Columbus

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