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NHLPA memo prepares players for lockout

(SB Nation) -- The NHL Players Association has sent its players a memo to better inform them about the coming lockout. It's just another sign that another work stoppage will likely arrive late next...

NHL CBA Negotiations - Done Talking: NHL, NHLPA Play Blame Game, Halt Negotiations

If you were looking for good news on the NHL CBA negotiations, you're going to want to go somewhere else.

NHL Lockout nearing a certainty as players & owners call off talks

With 15 days left in the current NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement, things are looking grimmer by the day for a timely start to the 2012-2013 season.

NHL, NHLPA play blame game as CBA talks hit stand still

(SB Nation) -- 15 days before the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement, talks have broken off between the NHL and NHLPA while optimism has been thrown out the window. "At this point,...

Zach Bogosian to undergo wrist surgery Friday

Jets defenseman Zach Bogosian will undergo wrist surgery Friday. The timetable for his return is unknown.

NHLPA to counter NHL CBA offer by Friday: Sides split on difference between salary rollback, escrow

(SB Nation) -- The NHLPA intends to respond directly to the owner's CBA proposal by Friday at the latest, and while it's progress that the NHL and its players' union are at least discussing the...

Anaheim Ducks enter affiliation agreement with ECHL's Fort Wayne Komets

The ECHL's Fort Wayne Komets announced on Wednesday that they have entered an affiliation agreement with the Anaheim Ducks and the AHL's Norfolk Admirals for the 2012-13 season. As part of the...

Kyle Turris Signs 5-Year, $17.5 Million Contract Extension With Senators

Kyle Turris and the Ottawa Senators agreed on a new five-year contract extension Wednesday. It begins in 2013-14.

Evgeni Malkin to play in KHL during NHL lockout: Could Sidney Crosby join him?

(SB Nation) -- With pessimism surrounding NHL labor negotiations and a lockout looming, star Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has indicated he'll play overseas in Russia if a work stoppage...

NHL CBA Negotiations take a step forward

The NHL owners put forth a new proposal to the players on Tuesday, citing "significant and meaningful movement". Will the players see it that way, though?

NHL CBA Talks: League Makes 'Meaningful Movement' With New Proposal; NHLPA To Respond Wednesday

The NHL and NHLPA met today to discuss the CBA. Will a deal be done ASAP, or is it all SNAFU? IDK.

NHL CBA: Formal meetings cancelled Wednesday after Bettman, Fehr discuss financial issues

(SB Nation) -- All the principals in NHL collective bargaining agreement negotiations met for an informal meeting at the NHLPA's Toronto offices Wednesday morning before more formal, fully-attended...

Bettman: "There's still a wide gap" between NHL, NHLPA in CBA talks

Gary Bettman says there's still a wide gap between players and owners as CBA talks continue.

NHLPA presents alternative CBA proposal; NHL response expected Wednesday

(SB Nation) -- The NHL Players' Association presented their alternative CBA proposal to the league on Tuesday in Toronto, but it's unlikely that we learn the owners' position on that proposal until...

NHLPA to present 'alternative' CBA proposal Tuesday

The NHLPA will share with the NHL their own CBA proposal Tuesday, one month to the day that the league presented their own radical initial offer.

NHLPA to present 'alternative view' with CBA proposal Tuesday

The NHLPA will release their own CBA proposal Tuesday. The players will be locked out by the owners if no deal is reached by September 15.

Gary Bettman's salary has doubled since 2004-05 lockout

Gary Bettman's salary during the NHL's canceled 2004-05 season was $3.7 million. In 2010-11, according to the NHL's recent tax filings shared Monday by Sports Business Journal, Bettman's more than...

38 days: NHL confirms lockout will happen without new deal on Sept. 15

(SB Nation) -- NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr has said all along that his union would be willing to continue on under the current collective bargaining agreement should they not be able to...

Rick Nash traded to New York Rangers

(SB Nation) -- Rick Nash has finally been traded. The New York Rangers have acquired the big, star center from the Columbus Blue Jackets, according to both TSN and the Columbus Dispatch. Brandon...

NHL CBA Negotiations: League Makes Radical Initial Offer

(SB Nation) -- The NHL made its first official offer to the NHL Players' Association on Friday, and it essentially amounts to a slap in the face. The offer, as reported by RDS, would drastically...

Hersheypark Arena Fire Contained; Roof Damage Should Be 'Easy To Repair'

(SB Nation) -- Hersheypark Arena caught fire Thursday afternoon, reaching five-alarms before several fire crews were able to contain the blaze. Officials have said the damage to the roof should be...

Jaromir Jagr Signs 1-Year, $4.5 Million Deal With ... Dallas Stars?

(SB Nation) -- Future Hall of Famer Jaromir Jagr will play for a Western Conference team for the first time in his career in 2012-13 when he pulls on the uniform of the Dallas Stars. According to...

Filip Kuba Signs 2-Year Contract With Florida Panthers

(SB Nation) -- On Sunday afternoon, the Florida Panthers announced via the team's official twitter account that the club has come to terms on a two-year, $8 million contract with unrestricted free...

Benoit Pouliot Signs 1-Year Deal With Lightning

(SB Nation) -- On Sunday, the Tampa Bay Lightning came to terms on a one-year contract worth $1.8 million with unrestricted free agent Benoit Pouliot. The deal comes exactly one year to the day...

Martin Brodeur Likely To Test Free Agency, According To Report

(SB Nation) -- New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur will likely the free agent market on July 1, according to a report from TSN, after "limited negotiations" with the team.The 40-year-old...

Jonathan Quick Agrees To 10-Year Deal With Kings

(SB Nation) -- Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings will be married for quite some time. The team announced Thursday that they've signed Quick to a 10-year contract extension that will go into...

NHL Salary Cap Officially Set At $70.2 Million For 2012 Offseason

(SB Nation) -- The NHL and the NHL Players' Association announced Thursday that the salary cap for the 2012 offseason will be set at $70.2 million, down from an original estimate of $70.3 million...

Dennis Wideman Signed By Flames For 5-Years, $5.25 Million Per Year

(SB Nation) -- Dennis Wideman has been traded to and signed by the Calgary Flames four days before he was set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. The Washington Capitals received a...

NHL Draft 2012: Los Angeles Kings Select Tanner Pearson With No. 30 Pick

With the No. 30 pick of the 2012 NHL Draft, the Los Angeles Kings have selected Tanner Pearson, a left winger with the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League. A native of Kitchner, Ontario,...

NHL Draft 2012: New Jersey Devils Select Stefan Matteau With No. 29 Pick

With the No. 29 pick of the 2012 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils have selected Stefan Matteau, a centerman from the United States National Team Development Program, which competes in the United...

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