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NJ Devil’s goalie Marty Brodeur is quoted on TSN.ca as saying how disappointed he is that the two sides in the CBA battle aren’t negotiating. We goes on to say the NHL is treating the players like “kids” and that it “wasn’t fair”.
Are you tired of all this cba talk? Are you wondering how you’re team would be doing four games into the season?
Imagine you bring a friend to a Hockey game. The game ends in a scoreless tie and even OT could not produce a victor. It was an outstanding game despite the score. Each team exceeded 40 shots on goal and had countless two on one breakaways. There was even a few of those breakaways where the forwards went in one on one with the goalie in penalty shot fashion. In over time your team clanked the post three times in the last minute of play.
Finally – A player making sense. Florida Panther’s forward Juraj Kolnik spoke up on TSN.ca saying that if the owners come to an impasse that he would suit up and play for the Panthers under a new CBA.
Would Gretzky cosider going behind the bench to coach the Yotes?
Through out his career he’s won every award there is to be won by a forward , A couple of times. 4 Stanley Cups , Olympic Gold , World cup, Canada cup etc……….
After hearing the NHLPA regurgitate over and over again that all they are looking for is a “fair” deal, I decided to check it out and see what their definition of the word “fair” actually means.
Think of a crappy garage band playing the seediest bars in the city. At this point in time, the NHL doesn’t have much more prestige than a crappy garage band playing in a seedy bar. Hell, poker outdraws it on television, and crappy American cars driving around in circles for hours on end is more popular.
Ever since I have been on this site, I have noticed how everyone hates expansion teams, and how everyone wants the league to make conditions so teams will have to fold. I agree with that, but after heavy thinking, I have come up reasons as to why 30 teams is a good thing.
In this Article I will share with you the University of Michigan Wolverines NCAA Div I Mens Ice Hockey team. This team boasts 14 players which have been drafted to NHL teams. Some come to the U of M team already drafted before ever even playing at the NCAA level.
Hey Hockey Fans,
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Ed Snider Speaks Up About CBA
Flyers Chairman, Ed Snyder, spoke up today regarding the labor impasse with some of the most lucid comments regarding the riff between the NHL and NHLPA.
Jeremy Roenick is known and loved for his openly and honest comments but as Flyers’ GM Bob Clarke said recently there is “no speed bump between JR’s brain and his mouth.”
The NHL has locked out our beloved NHLers. Poor poor players might soon need to collect food stamps, beg on some dingy Ottawa street corner, or gasp…GET A JOB!!
Most of us see this lockout as something that will end and be over with some time or another. But if you look at this problem that the NHL now has with the NHLPA you see that the end is not very close.
It’s going to take an outside person, someone who can step up and save the Game of hockey and never be forgotten as the man who saved the game.
Who could make an impact on this lockout?
As tsn.ca is reporting, http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?id=100287
the list of NHL players running off to Europe is now at 178.
Question: Do you think that it is unfair to have players sign contracts with European clubs while the NHL is under lockout? Do you think that it kind of compromises the players position and enforces the greed aspect of professional sports, or do you think that it is a clever bargaining tool to try to force the owners into a resolution?
I’m sure all Canadians were sitting around their television sets Tuesday night watching the newest reality show. “Bell – Making the Cut” If not…do it!
TSN is reporting NY Rangers checking center, Bobby Holik, is telling his fellow union members to shut their traps in regards to the battle of wills over a new CBA. This comes as New Jersey Devils’ forward John Madden leaked his willingness to play under a cap assuming the games would begin soon. Madden since said the comments were taken out of context.
Dominic Hasek showed up at the Senators’ camp yesterday. No, the lockout isn’t over, unfortunately. It was the AHL’s Binghamton Senators. But it should make for an interesting scenario.
First McCabe, then Naslund, I think that the staff of HTR needs to take a poll of who should be the featured player.