Tentative New CBA Deal Reached

April 24, 2012; Newark, NJ, USA; Florida Panthers defenseman Erik Gudbranson (44) and right wing Kris Versteeg (32) celebrate Versteeg

The framework for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement was just announced after a marathon 16 hour long meeting between the National Hockey League and Player’s Association.

Gary Bettman for the NHL and Donald Fehr for the NHLPA announced it just after 5am this morning, and more details are to come.

Florida Panthers’ fans may get to see the team play atleast half a season after all.

WE SEE RED.

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