More games cancelled . . .

Per the folks over at Puck Daddy (Sean Leahy and Greg Wyshinski) and many other media outlets (pick your poison), NHL regular season games have been cancelled through November 1st. Not a huge surprise / impact considering that the earliest games would have started based on the NHL’s most recent proposal was November 2nd. Despite the fact that Gary Bettman and the owners scoffed at the NHLPA’s counter-proposals yesterday, I…

October 19, 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

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