Business of Hockey

2012 NHL CBA: Movement, but is it progress?


NHL ownership made a fresh offer to the Players Association on Tuesday. It's movement, it's a dialogue but is it progress?

2012 NHL CBA: If the season doesn't start on time....

If the NHL season doesn't start on time, there are options to get your hockey fix in and around Tampa. And if the NHL does start late, then the league likely has a plan for that already.

2012 NHL CBA: How the fans could help the NHLPA

The NHLPA is trying to prevent being locked out and NHL fans are upset and feeling powerless about it. But maybe both groups can help each other out.

2012 NHL CBA: Put on hold by Gary's Game

It's a game of egos, greed and hubris. It's Gary's Game. One that's commanded by NHL Owners (overseen by Commissioner Gary Bettman) that threatens to hold both fans and staff hostage for the...

2012 NHL CBA: Ownership wants more


NHL ownership got everything they wanted in the 2004-05 lockout with thanks to a weak union. In 2012, ownership once again cries poverty in the wake of posting record revenues and awarding...

An open letter to Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr


Procrastination, posturing and propoganda will not solve what owners and the Players Association will discuss during forthcoming labor negotiations.

It's time to worry about the start of the 2012-13 NHL season...unless it isn't


It's hard to tell at this point whether or not fans should be concerend about how the negotiations between the NHL and its players are going to go.

Off Topic: Vinik favored bidder for Channelside Bay Plaza


Lightning owner Jeff Vinik's aspiration to purchase Channelside Bay Plaza seems closer to reality.

The Cold War

No urgency is on display with the looming expiration of the NHL's collective bargaining agreement with the Players Association.

Seattle may end up with an NHL team after all


Seattle has long been a place that the NHL has wanted a team. But for many years, that seemed like a pipe dream. Until yesterday.

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