November 13 2012 07:03AM
Ever since the start of this crazy lockout I always felt there was more to the league's stance then just the hockey-related revenue. Although getting to a 50/50 split is a pretty big chuck of change that the players will go without, it is just dollars and cents. It isn't a systemic issue. The money can be divided up.
After sifting through the tea leaves of all the talk the past week from both sides it is clear to me there are systemic issues. Here are the NHL's big four.
November 12 2012 06:59PM
Equipment man Barrie Stafford spent a lot of time with future Hall of Famers Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Grant Fuhr, Paul Coffey, Glenn Anderson and Jari Kurri early in his career with the Edmonton Oilers. Today, Stafford took his place alongside the Boys on the Bus again.
November 12 2012 04:35PM
The Jets Revisited
Part One of a two-part article looking at the Winnipeg Jets in the Revisited Series
*If you're an Oilers fan, you're going to want to watch that first video clip*
Winnipeg got its team back and the city, and country, rejoiced. Now what?
November 12 2012 01:00PM
Despite his disappointing numbers in the American Hockey League this season, Tyler Pitlick has in general played pretty well. He hasn’t been scoring, but he plays a strong possession game, adds size and a willingness to go to the corners, and just generally looks like a pretty good hockey player.
What does his NHL future hold?
November 11 2012 07:30PM
Teemu Hartikainen's progress has been the subject of much discussion this fall,and for good reason. The big Finn has a chance to fill that most elusive of roles: a big forward who can crash, bang, keep up and cash. So, uh, how's he doing?