Post Tagged with: "CBA"

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It’s Time To Do Away With Offer Sheets

You’re a general manager overlooking your roster for the upcoming season and you notice a gaping hole in your lineup. Your team is one #1 defenseman away from being a […]

by · July 9, 2014 · 4 comments · News
Dustin Jeffrey has been claimed on waivers in his career. (Icon SMI)

NHL Waiver Wire Primer

The waiver wire is one of the most crucial aspects of player personnel management and the new NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement. Waivers are also one of the most misunderstood parts […]

by · February 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · News
Nordiques fans have shown up at NHL rinks asking for a team to return to Quebec (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

Is There a 2014 NHL Expansion Draft on the Horizon?

With cities across North America clamoring for the rights to an NHL franchise, there is no lack of intrigue when discussing which locale may end up with a team.  Since […]

by · October 14, 2013 · 2 comments · Hockey History, News
Is it time for a new WHA?

Free Agency: The WHA’s Greatest Legacy

We might refer to the the day in which free agents can sign contracts with any team in the league as “NHL Independence Day” since this event bears many similarities […]

by · July 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
Lecavalier showed late last year he is still an elite scorer. (Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Nashville’s Compliance Buyout Shopping List

Buyouts are swelling the ranks of a barren 2013 NHL free agent class, as teams have begun trimming their fat to free up salary and roster space and comply with […]

by · June 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Nashville Predators
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Canadiens’ Erik Cole Considering Retirement Over New CBA

Erik Cole is happy to be back playing hockey.   He is not, though, happy about the new CBA. In fact, he’s so unhappy with the deal that he’s considering […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Montreal Canadiens
Anders Lindback (Flickr/BridgetDS)

Dropping the Gloves: The Bolts Recharge, USAH Sleds to NC

by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor While a few of the NHL faithful eschewed sleep in order to get the earliest possible word about the CBA talks, the rest of  of North […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News
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10 Markets NHL’s New CBA Was Worth Fighting For

It’s been well documented with all of the numbers that have been thrown out there during the 2012-13 NHL lockout that just about all parties involved lost. There were no […]

by · January 14, 2013 · 3 comments · News, The Business of Hockey
Now What Can the NHL Do For You, the Fans

Now What Can the NHL Do For You, the Fans

The 113 day NHL lockout has sent many fans on a roller coaster of emotions. The hope of a full season didn’t last long, and just as the holiday season arrived so […]

Gary Bettman runs the show. (Brad Penner-US PRESSWIRE)

Gary Bettman Set To Get Away With Another NHL Lockout

Gary Bettman is set to get away with it again. After 113 days of NHL Lockout, the league and the NHLPA finally reached a tentative deal on a new collective […]

by · January 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News, The Business of Hockey
Alex Galchenyuk (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Montreal Canadiens: Should Alex Galchenyuk play in the NHL this season?

Now that the NHL and the NHLPA finally managed to conclude a deal and agree to a new collective bargaining agreement yesterday morning, NHL training camps are slated to open […]

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Will the Flyers Use Their Buyouts Next Summer?

It feels great to be writing about actual hockey rather than collective bargaining. It’s been a grueling 113 days for fans, team employees, writers and players alike. With that said, […]

by · January 6, 2013 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers