The last NHL game was played on June 11, 2012: The Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup-winning victory over the New Jersey Devils. It might as well feel like 10 years ago, as the lockout sapped any semblance of joy from our puck-lovin’ lives.
The 113-day ordeal might have caused you a little hockey amnesia. Fear not: Your friends at Puck Daddy have chronicled the hirings, firings, signings, trades and transactions since we last dropped the puck, ahead of Saturday’s opening day games. Watch and learn:
Wait … the Winter Classic was cancelled?!
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