|Blue Jackets tune up while waiting|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 12 January 2013 09:40|
Richards likened it to waiting for Christmas since NHL owners and players agreed last weekend to the framework for a labor contract and worked to put the deal in writing.
The players' union was expected to approve the 10-year deal Saturday while its members continued to work out on their own. The league would then release a 48-game schedule for each of the 30 teams. The first official practice would come Sunday and the first games next week.