Detroit hockey fans, businesses happy with deal

January 6, 2013 • Business

Detroit Red Wings fans Katie Miller, left, of Toledo, Ohio, and Emily Radwanski, of Roseville, Mich., wear their Red Wings jerseys while hanging out at the Hockeytown Cafe in Detroit, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. With the season on the line, the NHL and the players’ association agreed on a tentative pact to end a 113-day lockout and save what was left of a fractured hockey schedule. (AP Photo/The Detroit News, David Guralnick) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT.

DETROIT (AP) — Hockeytown was abuzz with talk Sunday about the return of the Detroit Red Wings after a 113-day lockout that threatened to cancel the entire NHL season.

The players association and the league reached a tentative settlement early Sunday after a marathon overnight bargaining session. The 10-year deal paves the way for an abbreviated 2012-13 season.

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