Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Hockey
11 Big bargaining events yesterday …

Wednesday rolled into Thursday and the players and owners were still at it when I couldn’t hold my eyes open any longer and went to bed. So, apologies if something major happened in the early hours of the morning. But as you know by now, a day after the selected…

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204 Players/owners meeting at 2 p.m. in Manhattan

This is just me, but I think tomorrow’s Board of Governors meeting will be more critical to the proceedings than today’s meeting of 18 hand-picked players and six hand-picked owners (especially since Jeremy Jacobs is one of the owners in the room). I think there’s a chance the governors (i.e.…

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60 Players, owners to meet Tuesday; no Dolan, says the NHL

(Just wondering, was Jim Dolan, who according to Larry Brooks, wanted to be involved, snubbed by the NHL? Does NHL HQ worry that he might work toward some middle ground and try to get this thing settled? That he’s not hawkish enough, or small-market enough, or is it just because…

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33 Happy December; do you know where your hockey is?

The players have now lost four paychecks. Question: Will they cave, or will they all lose a whole year’s worth of salary and a year off their careers? De-certification remains an option, but apparently that process might even make it less likely that we will have a 2012-13 season. Here…