Post Tagged with: "Lockout"

Dave Bolland suffered a lacerated leg during the Maple Leafs loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Looking Ahead To The 2022 NHL Lockout

The NHL’s free agent period began this past week with general managers scrambling to sign players to fit their individual needs. When the market opened on July 1, the signings […]

2013: The Shortened Season That Felt So Long

2013: The Shortened Season That Felt So Long

Wow, time flies. There are less than eight games left for most teams to finish up the shortened 2013 NHL season. But don’t let the 48-game season fool you. For […]

by · April 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
1994-95 Be a Player Autograph #108 Wayne Gretzky

The Great Myth of the 1994-95 Lockout

It’s a great myth that the 1994-95 lockout inflicted lasting damage on the careers of many veteran NHL stars. After 1993-94, the league suffered a well-documented drop in scoring that […]

by · February 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will have to battle it out with John Tavares for this year's Hart Trophy. (Tom Turk/THW).

Crosby vs. Ovechkin: A Tale of Two Lockouts

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The queasy fear that began during the 2003-04 season and throughout the Stanley Cup finals turned into a […]

by · January 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Rock Out for the Lockout: “The Hockey Song” by Stompin’ Tom Connors

Rock Out for the Lockout: “The Hockey Song” by Stompin’ Tom Connors

With the NHL lockout concluded and training camps set to get underway, we gladly take this opportunity to bring a fitting end to the 113-day long lockout – and our […]

by · January 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Videos
2011-12 Kings names on the Stanley Cup (credit: Mike Bolt/Hockey Hall of Fame)

How the NHL Can Win Back Its Fans

After over 100 days of stupidity ended with the new collective bargaining agreement this week, the NHL can now turn its attention to two far more important items: playing hockey […]

by · January 11, 2013 · 4 comments · News/Commentary
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New York Islanders – Together Again

In 1984’s The Muppets Take Manhattan, audiences were left with their hearts in there throats when the gang disbanded after failing to get there college variety show up on Broadway.   […]

What would Reggie Dunlop make of the shenanigans of the last four months? (Universal Pictures)

Dropping the Gloves: Now What?

by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor and general purpose grouch In the last 117 days, the big stories of the season happened at locations that are not normally associated with North […]

An intense Wendel Clark, as featured in the 1991-92 Topps Stadium Club set.

Rock Out for the Lockout: The Ballad of Wendel Clark

With the NHL lockout firmly in place and both sides entrenched for what may be a long, drawn out battle, we’re taking this opportunity to explore the musical side of […]

by · January 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
Rock Out for the Lockout – Happy Holidays!

Rock Out for the Lockout – Happy Holidays!

With the NHL lockout firmly in place and both sides entrenched for what may be a long, drawn out battle, we’re taking this opportunity to explore the musical side of […]

by · December 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey History, Humor, New York Rangers, San Jose Sharks
Will Jason Spezza be playing in the Western Conference next season?  (Jason O. Watson-USA TODAY Sports)

An Update on Senators Across the Pond

While you can catch most of the Ottawa Senators prospects and younger players in the AHL nowadays some of them have gone over to play in Europe. As the lockout […]

by · December 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators
Doug Gilmour, rocking out back in '93

Rock Out for the Lockout: “The Leafs are the Best!”

With the NHL lockout firmly in place and both sides entrenched for what may be a long, drawn out battle, we’re taking this opportunity to explore the musical side of […]

by · November 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs, Videos