After a long day of waiting and over 100 days of the lockout, the NHL and NHLPA finally signed the Memo of Understanding late Saturday night, ending the work stoppage and allowing teams to release their team schedules.
NHL Lockout: Sept. 15, 2012 - Jan. 12, 2013. Now over. Officially. MOU signed by NHL and NHLPA.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) January 13, 2013
Forty-eight games will be squeezed into three months of hockey starting on January 19 and ending on April 25. Each team will play its division and conference rivals but will not have to play the opposing conference this season.
The New Jersey Devils have a very interesting schedule ahead of them as they prepare for the 2013 season. Here is a look at the seven games you can't miss.