Topic: International Ice Hockey Federation
NHL deal, which must still be ratified, would allow up to 60 percent of the season to be played. Players to split revenue 50-50 with NHL and get a pension for first time.
After 113 days and overnight negotiations, the National Hockey League seems to be on the verge of an agreement with the players' association. There will be changes to pension plans, the players' share of hockey-related income, and salary caps.
A Monitor sports writer who covered five Olympics shares a blizzard of impressions as he watches from his couch.
02/18/2010 06:13 pm
In Canada, where hockey isn’t so much a sport as a way of life, the hockey tournament is being billed by some as the Olympic event to watch. Look for a strong Canadian men's team and a resurgent US women's team.
02/08/2010 04:09 pm