Workers put the finishing touches on the installation of the Washington Capitals logo at center ice during the laying down process of the playing surface at Verizon Center, the home of the NHL Washington Capitals, in Washington January 9, 2013.REUTERS/Gar
League says regular season to begin January 19
Posted : Saturday, 12 January 2013 10:51PM
(Reuters) - The National Hockey League (NHL) lockout is officially over and a condensed 48-game season will begin next week, the league said on Saturday after signing a memorandum of agreement with the NHL Players' Association.
Training camps will open league-wide on Sunday and the regular season will begin on January 19, the NHL said in a statement.
(Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto; Editing by Mark Lamport-Stokes)
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