NHL, players reach tentative deal; ratification would end lockout
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At 6 a.m. Sunday, the glare of the lights in the Paris Room of the Sofitel Hotel in midtown Manhattan was reflected in the weary eyes of several NHL players who are far more comfortable with firing pucks than debating pensions.
It was hardly a post-party scene, but rather the winding down of a 16-hour negotiating session that apparently ended a 113-day lockout with the framework of a 10-year...