March 24, 2005 - The 2005 NHL draft is canceled.
July 13, 2005 - After more than 24 hours straight of talks, a tentative deal is made.
July 22, 2005 - The lockout ends when the NHL and the NHL Players' Association finalize a 6-year collective bargaining agreement. The deal includes a team salary cap system, the main source of disagreement, with a limit on total league spending for players.
June 2010 - The NHL Players' Association extends the existing collective bargaining agreement through the 2011-2012 season.
September 15, 2012 - The NHL imposes a lockout at midnight EST after the collective bargaining agreement expires.
December 10, 2012 - The National Hockey League announces the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through December 30. A total of 526 regular-season games were scheduled for October 11 through December 30.
January 6, 2013 - After a 16-hour negotiating session, the National Hockey League and the NHL Players' Association reach a tentative agreement.
January 9, 2013 - The National Hockey League owners vote unanimously to ratify the new 10-year collective bargaining agreement.
January 12, 2013 - The NHL and the NHL Players' Association sign a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the new 10-year collective bargaining agreement, officially ending the lockout. The truncated regular season begins January 19 and ends April 27.
Major League Baseball (MLB) Lockouts & Strikes: There have been 8 work stoppages in Major League Baseball history, as a result of 5 strikes and 3 lockouts.
1994-1995 - The most recent and longest work stoppage, due to a strike.
Timeline of MLB Lockouts & Strikes: April 1-13, 1972 - Strike concerning player pensions and binding arbitration. Lasts 13 days, 86 games missed.
February 8-25, 1973 - Lockout concerning binding arbitration for salary disputes. Lasts 12 days, 0 games missed.
March 1-17, 1976 - Lockout concerning free agency and re-entry draft. Lasts 17 days, 0 games missed.
April 1-8, 1980 - Strike concerning free-agent compensation. Lasts 8 days, 0 games missed.
June 12-July 31, 1981 - Strike ordered by the court, concerning team owners free-agent compensation. Lasts 50 days, 712 games missed.
August 6-7, 1985 - Strike concerning owner contributions to player pension plan and binding arbitration. Lasts 2 days, 0 games missed.
February 15-March 18, 1990 - Lockout concerning revenue sharing, salary arbitration and the salary cap. Lasts 32 days, 0 games missed.
August 12, 1994-March 31, 1995 - Strike concerning the salary cap. Lasts 232 days, 938 games missed including the entire 1994 playoff and world series schedule.
August 30, 2002 - Hours before a strike deadline set by the players, negotiators reach an agreement. Settlement was ratified by Owners 29-1, with New York Yankees being the only opposed to it. The deal marks the first time in the last 30 years that a collective bargaining agreement between players and owners was reached without a work stoppage.
November 22, 2011 - MLB players and owners sign a new agreement; which includes testing players' blood for human growth hormone, expanding the playoffs from eight teams to ten and moving the Houston Astros to the American League in 2013.
December 2016 - The current collective bargaining agreement is set to expire.