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76 What’s a widget for? For NHL labor news

So keep your eyes right over there ————> today and those who are covering the talks will have large chunks of details on the latest from the lockout … while I play golf, finally, thank freakin’ heavens. Haven’t had a day off in at least three weeks, still have to…

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54 Gary Bettman media conference

From the NHL: Commissioner Gary Bettman Media Availability Transcript Toronto, October 16, 2012 Good afternoon, everyone. Bill Daly and I just spent the last hour with Don and Steve Fehr, and I would like to briefly report to you on what was discussed. As I think all of you know…

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57 Rangers at Sharks tonight

Game 2 of the regular season. Oh. Right. Nevermind. Ya boys were supposed to be visiting Jumbo Softshelled Shrimp Joe Thornton and his San Jose Shrimps tonight.  Then fly back across the continent for an ECF rematch with the Devils at the Rock Wednesday. Yeesh. Me? I’m still tethered to…

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108 For the Birds …

Hey kids. Sorry I haven’t been around much. Kind of been busy over in the borough of the Bronx thanks in part to the lockout, thanks in part to the Pinstripes. Might even be getting a bonus trip to Hockeytown if the Yankees can manage to scratch out a run…

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110 Statements from the NHLPA and NHL

From the NHLPA: STATEMENT FROM NHLPA REGARDING ALBERTA LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD RULING TORONTO (October 10, 2012) – The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) released the following statement regarding today’s decision by the Alberta Labour Relations Board: “The players are obviously disappointed with today’s decision. Unfortunately, the Alberta Labour Relations…

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59 Guest blogger: George Grimm

Emile’s Glove Story By George Grimm The equipment that goaltenders use has undergone quite a few style and design changes through the years. The pads and gloves are lighter and certainly more colorful than they were just a few decades ago. But the biggest changes occurred in the late 1940’s.…

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78 Join us for another live Yankees chat tonight at 8

Last night’s went pretty well, and since the NHL isn’t interested in playing, it looks like I’ll be doing these Yankees chats for all postseason games. Tonight’s will start at 8 p.m. for those who are interested (it also starts at 8 p.m. for those who aren’t interested). As Babu…

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98 Since there is no hockey … how about some Yankees?

I’m going on Yankees duty starting today. I know a lot of you guys are also baseball fans. So since there’s this lockout thing going on … Why not join me for a live in-game Yankees chat by clicking here? Throughut the playoffs visit Chad (Hardest Working Man in Sportswriting)…

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22 Some lockout odds

Courtesy of Bovada, (www.Bovada.lv,  Twitter: @BovadaLV). Will Replacement Players be used at any point in the 2012-2013 NHL Season? Yes                  15/1 Will the NHL cancel the 2012-13 Winter Classic? Yes                  1/1 No                    4/7 Will the NHL Cancel the 2012 NHL Thanksgiving Showdown on NBC? Yes                  4/7 No                    1/1 Will Pat…

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158 Statement from Bill Daly

from the NHL: STATEMENT FROM NHL DEPUTY COMMISSIONER BILL DALY NEW YORK (October 4, 2012) —  National Hockey League Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly today issued the following statement concerning the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through Oct. 24: “We were extremely disappointed to have to make today’s announcement. The…

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20 Here’s my story for LoHud.com and The Journal News

By Rick Carpiniello rcarpini@lohud.com So much for the Rangers needing to start the season with eight games on the road due to Madison Square Garden’s renovations. The first five of those games were, not surprisingly, among the 82 games canceled by the NHL on Thursday due to the league’s lockout…

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10 Fehr blasts NHL over cancellations, non-negotiations

NHLPA Statement from Don Fehr re: NHL Game Cancellations TORONTO (October 4, 2012) – Don Fehr, National Hockey League Players’ Association Executive Director, released the following statement regarding today’s decision by the NHL to cancel games through October 24, 2012: “The decision to cancel the first two weeks of the…

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21 NHL cancels first 82 games of the season

From the NHL: NHL ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF 2012-13 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE THROUGH OCTOBER 24 NEW YORK (October 4, 2012) —  The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through October 24.  A total of 82 regular-season games were scheduled for Oct. 11 through Oct. 24. The…

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76 Grim and grimmer

Yesterday’s news out of the lockout sham wasn’t good, and here’s some bad news. It’s going to get worse. Bet on that. Also, I’ve been incorrect in something, and I’m ashamed of myself. I’ve been saying that this can’t get serious, that neither side will be budging much, until the…

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51 Guest blogger: Ken Lewis

The State of Hockey: from a Player to a Coach to a Fan … Maybe Not Too Much Longer By Ken Lewis I grew up in Brooklyn in the 60’s and 70’s. Hockey was usually played on Chicago Roller Skates with a black roll of electrical tape as your puck.…

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114 Catching up: Nash hurts his shoulder, not his melon

Because NHL players don’t have nearly enough money, they have to go to Europe to play during their work stoppage. And, hence, put at risk their health, forgetting — despite being locked out — that they are first and foremost responsible to their teams and the fans of said teams.…

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119 Rest of pre-season canceled due to lockout

No surprise here. Nothing will get done until the players start losing paychecks (Oct. 15) and owners start losing home games (Oct. 11). From the NHL: NHL ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF REMAINDER OF PRESEASON SCHEDULE NEW YORK (September 27, 2012) — The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the…

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