January 06 2013 09:11AM
As plenty of outlets are reporting, the NHL and the NHLPA finally decided that their game of silly bugger had reached its useful end early this morning, agreeing to terminate the lockout by signing a 10 year CBA. After the jump, a brief review of a few highlights from a Winnipeg POV.
January 04 2013 11:54AM
For the most part, the lockout has been a complete bore. Forget for a second that we're being deprived of professional hockey because of it. The coverage itself has been riddled with boring legal and economic mumbo jumbo that most hockey fans didn't sign up for. At this point, I'm sure most people would simply like to know whether a season will be played or not; without having to sift through the rest of the garbage (pardon my French).
But on Wednesday, word came out that a new collective bargaining agreement would provide teams with the luxury of two amnesty buyouts - essentially with the purpose being to provide cap relief - in an attempt to get under the $60 million cap that is set to be imposed for 2013-14.
This revelation has provided food for thought, and given legitimate hockey-related content to consider. Which brings up the question: how would it impact the Winnipeg Jets?
Read Past the Jump for More.
January 03 2013 11:24PM
The KHL played its first hockey games of 2013 with a light, 3-game schedule. The playoff race is heating up big time.
December 31 2012 10:23AM
Kovalchuk vs. Chara, Malkin's Magnitogorsk kills it, Ovechkin and Radulov go RRRAAAAWWWWRRRR! and more.
December 30 2012 09:00AM
We're now in the thick of the holiday season and there's no NHL hockey, but there's still lots to talk about. The league made a new CBA offer this week, the World Juniors and Spengler Cup are on, and the Toronto Maple Leafs continue to butcher the handling of their top young players.