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Falling Leafs

Falling Leafs

William Wilson January 17, 2013 0

Update: As expected, Connolly cleared waivers and will now join the Marlies. Under the new CBA, the Leafs can recall him at any time without going through the waiver process again. Expect to see

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Au Revoir Monsieur Gomez

Au Revoir Monsieur Gomez

William Wilson January 13, 2013 3

It’s fair to say Scott Gomez‘s New Jersey Devils days are far behind him. The diminutive forward got word from his current team today – les Canadiens de Montréal – that they will not

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NHL: The No Hockey League

NHL: The No Hockey League

William Wilson November 27, 2012 13

Let’s forget for a moment that the NHL has experienced three major labour disputes in the last 20 years. Let’s also forget for a moment that the Minnesota Wild spent $196 million to sign

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The Storm before the Calm?

The Storm before the Calm?

William Wilson November 6, 2012 6

If the cancellation of the 2013 Winter Classic stands to represent the low point in the current NHL labour dispute, then there may still be reason to hope for the return of professional hockey

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Winter Classic becomes Winter Casualty

Winter Classic becomes Winter Casualty

William Wilson November 2, 2012 6

To the heartbreak of many hockey fans, the Winter Classic has quickly turned into the Winter Casualty. Earlier today the NHL announced the cancellation of the 2013 Winter Classic. In a statement released on its

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Ten Villains Of The NHL Lockout

Ten Villains Of The NHL Lockout

Jeremy Wiebe October 25, 2012 16

Every story has a villain. Whether it is a children’s fairy tale or a Shakespearean tragedy, the villain plays a prominent role. In this NHL lockout, there are no shortages of villains. In fact

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An Ode To The Lockout

An Ode To The Lockout

Jeremy Wiebe October 10, 2012 19

Twas the night before the season And all throughout the NHL The league locked out its players Sending fans into a nightmarish hell   The owners made record revenues The league had so much

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NHL Season on Ice?

NHL Season on Ice?

William Wilson October 5, 2012 11

It wasn’t unexpected, but it still hurts. After already cancelling the entire pre-season, the NHL has now announced the cancellation of the first two weeks of the 2012-2013 regular season as well. The league released

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Five Executives That Could End The Lockout

Five Executives That Could End The Lockout

Jeremy Wiebe September 27, 2012 14

The NHL and NHLPA are set to resume negotiations this Friday in New York City. While “core economics” won’t be discussed, it is a welcome relief to hockey fans to hear that finally, the

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Burrows Stays Put

Burrows Stays Put

William Wilson September 17, 2012 10

It wasn’t someone’s finger, but Alex Burrows bit at the early chance to extend his stay in Vancouver. On Friday, the 31-year-old winger singed a four-year contract extension with the only team he’s ever

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