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Representing the Establishment: Donald Fehr as Fringe Labor Leader

Representing the Establishment: Donald Fehr as Fringe Labor Leader

In Juicing the Game: Drugs, Power, and the Fight for the Soul of Major League Baseball, sports journalist Howard Bryant notes that when Marvin Miller headed the baseball players union, the public was often sympathetic to his side. In taking on the owners, the former chief economist of the Steelworkers […]

by · December 18, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Lockout at the Movies

Lockout at the Movies

Even with current labor negotiations still up in the air, there is still room for some fun among NHL fans. In that spirit I present to you how some of Hollywood’s most memorable scenes would have played out during this NHL lockout.   Point Break [Getting ready to meet with the NHLPA] […]

by · December 6, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Is There An Effective Method of Protesting an NHL Lockout?

Is There An Effective Method of Protesting an NHL Lockout?

There have been a lot of ideas floated about for fans to voice displeasure with an NHL lockout, but are any of them effective in expediting CBA talks?

by · August 31, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Why Limiting Contract Term Is A Bad Idea

Why Limiting Contract Term Is A Bad Idea

If parity is the foremost concern of the NHL, it should take a page from its MLB counterparts.

by · August 23, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Hope, Expectation and Despair — The Paradoxes of the NHL Off-Season

Hope, Expectation and Despair — The Paradoxes of the NHL Off-Season

Hope is one of those humanity-defining characteristics that has long inspired writers, poets, philosophers and other observers of the human condition to wax eloquently as to its meaning.

by · August 21, 2012 · 1 comment ·
Big Market Success Should Be Determinative

Big Market Success Should Be Determinative

Will Gary Bettman ride his best players through these negotiations or will he let the lesser organizations bring him down?

by · August 17, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Proposing a Luxury Tax for the Next Collective Bargaining Agreement

Proposing a Luxury Tax for the Next Collective Bargaining Agreement

There are countless issues being negotiated between the National Hockey League (NHL) owners and the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA).  Many fans took personal offense to the first offer set forth by the owners to the NHLPA.  The offer was, without a doubt, extreme in many respects.  At the […]

by · July 26, 2012 · 3 comments ·