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12-13-2012, 12:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Jaded-Fan View Post
Not that I know of. That said common sense says you would have to have at least 30 games to make a season. That would take you to around the second week of february. Half the season will be over for most teams by the second week of January. So losing the entire season is closer than you think. I doubt that either said has an absolute drop dead date for calling the season, but like I said you can speculate that logically it would have to be around there for the season to not seem pointless.
FWIW, Bettman said he can't imagine playing a season of less than 48 games. I'm guessing that means that the season would have to start in mid Jan. With a week or so for camp, there would need to be an agreement around Jan 10.