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67 Statements from Don Fehr (and Carp)

NHLPA STATEMENT FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DON FEHR TORONTO (November 2, 2012) – Don Fehr, National Hockey League Players’ Association Executive Director, today released the following statement: “The NHL’s decision to cancel the 2013 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic is unnecessary and unfortunate, as was the owners’ implementation of the lockout itself.…

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179 Please be smart, be careful and be safe!

That is all. Carry on. See you when the electricity comes back. ******************************************* One more thought: They should make Bettman and Fehr stand outside Monday and not let them come inside until there’s a deal.

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73 Official announcement, statements about November cancellations

From the NHL: NHL ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF 2012-13 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE THROUGH NOVEMBER 30 NEW YORK (October 26, 2012) – The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through November 30 because of the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and…

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38 NHL owners to cancel all November games

What does this mean? Nothing, really. Just an attempt to put a little panic on the players’ side. 1) Remember, kids, canceling of all November games doesn’t mean it would be impossible to strike a deal and play games in November. Big difference there. 2) Also, the original schedule is…

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108 MSG Network has some hockey for you …

Today is the “deadline” for a new CBA in order for the NHL to play a full 82-game season, both of which everybody and his uncle had to know wasn’t going to happen. Middle of next week, the players miss their second paychecks. Maybe soon the two sides can get…

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100 Guest blogger: George Grimm

The NHL’s First European Player By George Grimm From its inception, the National Hockey League had been populated by mostly Canadian players, with a few Americans sprinkled in here and there for good measure. But that all changed on Jan. 27, 1965 when Ulf Sterner of the New York Rangers…

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74 Guest blogger: UKRanger

How does an Englishman end up a Ranger fan? By UKRanger It all started around Christmas 1983 for me (around the time of the Maloneys, Greschner, Larouche, and Sandstrom and a first-round exit to the Flyers) not as a Ranger fan, but that was when my interest in American sports…

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127 OK, enough of this … get a deal done

Sorry I haven’t been posting as much as usual lately. Between the lack of, you know, hockey or hockey-related news, and the Yankees and their magical run (cough, cough), and the other parts of my “other job” it’s been hard for me to find time or ideas. But now that…

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80 NHL cancels games through Nov. 1

 From the NHL: NHL ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF 2012-13 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE THROUGH NOVEMBER 1 NEW YORK (October 19, 2012) – The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through November 1. A total of 135 regular-season games were scheduled for Oct. 11 through Nov. 1. The…

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56 Bill Daly’s statement

From the NHL: DEPUTY COMMISSIONER BILL DALY STATEMENT REGARDING THE THIRD UNION PROPOSAL TORONTO (October 18, 2012) — Bill Daly, Deputy Commissioner of the National Hockey League, released the following statement regarding the third Union proposal: “The so called 50-50 deal, plus honoring current contracts proposed by the NHL Players’…

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61 Big day in the lockout, and in Detroit

What the players’ answer to the owners’ last proposal will determine if that proposal really was progress … or if they’re going to be stalemated for a while. I’m assuming and hoping that cooler heads prevail and the players come back with something that can be tinkered and eventually lead…

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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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