Hockey from the Blind Side: No Honor League?

Well, it’s getting down to the wire. Sadly, all the hope and promise of the last few weeks were dashed a few days ago. Somehow, though, this didn’t surprise me in the least. I guess the question is, will there be hockey this season at all? There still seem to be a few who think that this will be resolved with ironic suddenness when all is said and done. Frankly,…

December 9, 2012

Another Team Leaves Brooklyn

And it is not the Dodgers. Here is the press release from the New York Islanders: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NHL ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF REMAINING PRESEASON SCHEDULE Islanders Home Preseason Games At Barclays Center & Nassau Coliseum Cancelled UNIONDALE, NY (September 27, 2012) – The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the remaining preseason schedule. The League had previously cancelled all preseason games scheduled during the month of September….

September 27, 2012

Are You Missing Hockey Yet

In 2004, this lockout was with a lot of fan fare.  It was one of a lot of talk, a great deal of rhetoric from both the players side, as well as the NHL.  It was outrage and extreme anger from the fans, as the number 4 sport in the US was closing its doors.  There were many that thought that the unhappiness from all sides, would make the two…

September 24, 2012

NHLPA Statement about the Quebec Labor situation

The following article is from the CBC, concerning the Quebec Labor situation. The NHL lockout expected to begin tomorrow can go ahead in Quebec, the province’s labour board has ruled. The NHL players association and 16 Montreal Canadiens players had filed an application for an injunction to stop the looming lockout, at least in Quebec. The players argued in a hearing before the board Friday that a lockout would violate…

September 14, 2012