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11-25-2012, 02:19 AM
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Dates. When their respective CBAs expire. When did their respective lockouts start?
A quick online search, shows that although the NFL extended the CBA by 8 days, they still locked out the players at the expiration of the CBA. One of the key differences is that the NFL training camp didn't start the following week. Had the NHL attempted this, players would have been in camp by the time the league locked out the players. If anything, of the 3 leagues, the NHL had more reasons to lock out the players than either of the other 2 leagues.

The NBA locked their players out the moment the CBA expired. NBA's training camp starts in Sept.

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Originally Posted by NBA Timeline
The league announces that it will lock out the players when the CBA expires at midnight. Lockout begins at 12:01 a.m. on July 1.
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•March 3: Hours before an 11:59 p.m. ET deadline for expiration of the CBA, the two sides agree to a 24-hour extension.

•March 4: The two sides reach agreement on a seven-day extension of the CBA (deadline of March 11 at 11:59 p.m. ET).

•March 11: NFL locks out the players after the expiration of the CBA at 11:59 p.m. ET.
But good job trying to show that the NHL is somehow different than the other leagues in locking the players out.

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