From yesterday's Islanders moving to Brooklyn press conference (ESPN)…
"Unfortunately, it looks like an 82-game season is not going to be a reality" – Bettman
Training camp canceled – check
Preseason games canceled – check
Regular season games through November 1st canceled – check
Possibility of an 82 game schedule canceled – check
…and I think we all know what huge event is the NHL's firewall between having an abbreviated season and me adding a final check mark to the 2012-13 NHL season. Let me give you a hint, it starts with Winter and ends in Classic.