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NHL season on ice till November

By the CNN Wire Staff
October 19, 2012 -- Updated 1856 GMT (0256 HKT)
  • A total of 135 regular-season games have been canceled
  • NHL cites failure to reach a collective-bargaining agreement

(CNN) -- The National Hockey League announced Friday the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through November 1.

A total of 135 regular-season games had been scheduled for October 11, Opening Day, through November 1.

The games were canceled because the NHL Players' Association and the NHL failed to reach a collective-bargaining agreement, the NHL said.