Lockout cooled sales for Okotoks businesses

The NHL owners locked out their players in September and after more than 100 days the labour dispute ended on Jan. 6. As a result, either 48 or 50 game schedule is expected to begin in about 10 days.

Jordan Hick, general manager of Boston Pizza in Okotoks, can hardly wait.

He said he estimated the sports bar and restaurant has lost thousands of dollars every week as a result of the NHL lockout.

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