The Stage For The Next Labour War?

Jonathan Willis
September 03 2009 01:01PM

In the wake of the firing of Paul Kelly by the NHLPA executive board, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune interviewed the player representative for the Minnesota Wild to find out why. While Nick Schultz wasn’t overly forthcoming about the reasons for Kelly’s dismissal, he did identify the issue which will likely be the key battleground between the owners and the players when the current CBA expires.

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How He Scored His Goals: Sam Gagner

Jonathan Willis
September 03 2009 06:00AM

Sam Gagner scored 16 goals last season, an increase of three on his rookie year. Thanks to the magic of the NHL’s video portal, we can review them all to try and identify trends.

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Deep thoughts XII: Cogs dishes and Gator bids farewell

Robin Brownlee
September 02 2009 02:26PM

Looking as comfortable as a guy about to hit the doctor's office for a vasectomy, Andrew Cogliano spun it the only way he could when he faced the media today to talk about how his name came up in the Dany Heatley trade this summer.

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Jason Smith Retires

Jonathan Willis
September 02 2009 11:36AM

The Ottawa Senators have announced that defenseman Jason Smith, a former captain in both Edmonton and Philadelphia, has retired.

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The Powerplay Options

Jonathan Willis
September 01 2009 01:38PM

One of the most constant sources of frustration for fans of the Edmonton Oilers over Craig MacTavish’s tenure with the team was the ineffective powerplay, and that’s certainly something the Quinn coaching staff will look to address. Who, though, are the Oilers most effective powerplay performers?

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