There have been renewed rumblings about a hockey Champions League tournament in the vein of UEFA’s soccer Champions League. The idea is not new, having been discussed many times in […]
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20 years ago today, on February 1st, 1993, Gary Bettman was named the commissioner of the National Hockey League. However, after yesterday’s announcement by Greg Jamison, a close friend of […]
I err on the side of caution with almost everything so bear with me when I say this.
When the NHL comes back, whenever that might be, you will too. And so will you. And you. And you in the back there…you, too.
It’s been a long 104 days without the NHL in our lives. We’ve missed Opening Night, one of the greatest days of the year for hockey fans. We missed a 2011-12 Stanley Cup Championship banner raising in Los Angeles and the subsequent talks of a championship hangover when the Kings fail to go undefeated in the first month of the season. We missed what could have been the most bizarre 24/7 yet between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs, filled with awkward Phil Kessel moments and more insight on why Pavel Datsyuk is utterly peculiar off the ice but a pure magician on the ice.
Most importantly, we missed a lot of hockey at the professional level in North America
There comes a point when ridiculous becomes even more ridiculous. This seems to happen every week in the NHL CBA negotiations. There is no doubt plenty of blame to go […]
There are two sides to every story. In this case, there are three sides to the same story. The NHLPA, the owners, and common sense. Gary Bettman addressed the media […]
The NHL Players’ Association has long been considered one of the strongest unions not only in sports, but in any industry. They are a different type of monster. That’s why […]
The National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players’ Association made big news today in agreeing to meet with United States federal mediators in hopes of reaching a new collective […]
It’s that eerily similar phrase we know we’ve heard somewhere before. When Gary Bettman comes out and says, “We’ve given it our best shot,” referring to the offer from himself […]
While the protagonists in the CBA docu-drama have taken an extended sabbatical from direct confrontation, their understudies — Steve Fehr and Bill Daly — have been holding back-channel discussions that […]
From the video above and the picture just below, one can kind of figure out what this article is going to be about. Right? Wrong! This is one that had […]
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and his fellow league executives want you to believe that they care about the fans. Their words, however, do not coincide with their actions.
Players, owners and all the supporting cast of the NHL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement have descended upon New York City to save the 2012-13 season. Welcome to town, boys. News hit […]