Post Tagged with: "NHLPA"

Rebuttal: Hockey Will Stagnate Without the KHL

Rebuttal: Hockey Will Stagnate Without the KHL

If there is a silver lining in this cross-pond chess match, it is that the league and the union now have a common enemy. So wrote my colleague Ian Dunham […]

by · August 12, 2013 · 4 comments · KHL, News/Commentary
Concussions and head injuries are a hot topic in sports medicine.

Revised Concussion Guidelines Not Endorsed by the NHL

For the first time in over 15 years, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has issued a revision to their standard guidelines for sports-related concussions. Despite endorsement by the National […]

by · March 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Columbus Pins Hopes on Realignment Plan . . . Again

Columbus Pins Hopes on Realignment Plan . . . Again

To say that fans of the Columbus Blue Jackets  — not to mention the club itself — are salivating over the prospect that meaningful NHL re-alignment is an understatement of […]

by · March 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, The Business of Hockey
Chris Kreider's rookie card in 2012-13 Upper Deck Series One.

Rookie Cards Blocked for 2013 NHL Season

Hockey fans eagerly waiting for the NHL season to begin partly did so because they were anticipating the arrival of a new rookie crop that included Nail Yakupov; and while […]

by · January 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey
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After The NHL Lockout: Is There Still A “Pureness” To Hockey?

Perhaps the most disappointing part of the NHL lockout is the fact that monetary gain was put before everything else. There was zero effort to prepare for the Collective Bargaining […]

by · January 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
Buffalo's HSBC Arena (cr: FreedomWalker@Wikimedia)

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 […]

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/Commentary, 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 […]

It's been a slightly disappointing season for Toews, but that hasn't stopped him from producing some eye-popping moments (Icon SMI)

Who Will Lead the Chicago Blackhawks in Scoring?

The NHL and NHLPA have once again instilled optimism in hockey fans as deals are being sent back and forth this week and the possibility of a shortened season now […]

by · January 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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NHL Forwards New CBA Proposal to NHLPA

With a new CBA proposal from the NHL firmly in the hands of the NHLPA, there is once again hope that the 2012-13 NHL season will finally commence.

by · December 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, The Business of Hockey
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Lockout Losses – NHL Players that Paid the Price

With more than one-third on the 2012-13 NHL season, including the All-Star game and the Winter Classic, already cancelled due to the owners locking out the players over a new […]

by · December 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, News/Commentary, The Business of Hockey