Ok, This is the new thread for the new season all topics relating to NHL in any shape manner feel free to put in this thread. Starting 9/1/2012, will start the NHL Center Ice usually thats when directv starts taking orders. Now this year we could have a strike again. NHL could Lockout on 9/15/2012 Talks are going on now which is positive and both sides so far are saying its productive so lets pray they get it done. the cap is at 70,200,000 this year alot of teams are re shaping there teams. so far Minnesota is making alot of noise they spent over 68 mill so far. so will see how things go and let it rock. this thread is for both directv, dish, all fans so 1 place for all things hockey.