It was reported a few weeks ago that the NHL and the Players Association were close to a deal. That is in the past, and now more game shave been canceled.

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Bad news for hockey fans. Looks like games have now been canceled through the middle of January. Clearly the two sides are very far apart on a solution.

So far 625 game shave been canceled as a result of the NHL lockout. The two sides haven't met face to face since the middle of December. So is there any hope to save the hockey season? It's not looking good right now.

[ESPN]