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December 2005

The hockey lockout of 2004-05

Paul D. Staudohar

The epic lockout resulted in the loss of the entire 2004-05 National Hockey League season and produced an outcome slanted largely in favor of the owners; a salary cap, a pay cut for players, new free-agency rules, a new drug-testing policy, and changes in the rules of play were among the agreements reached in the settlement.

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