The Jets' Amnesty Buyout Options

Dimitri Filipovic
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? 

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KHL: Ringing in 2013

Steve Dangle
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.

Enjoy!

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KHL: Ending 2012 with a bang

Steve Dangle
December 31 2012 10:23AM

 

Kovalchuk vs. Chara, Malkin's Magnitogorsk kills it, Ovechkin and Radulov go RRRAAAAWWWWRRRR! and more.

Enjoy!

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Best of the Nation – 12.30.12

Jonathan Willis
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.

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KHL: TImkin's Goal of the Year candidate. Platt's dangle, and Gillies goes with Ivanans

Steve Dangle
December 30 2012 05:46AM

 

Look at that intensity. LOOK AT IT!

Seriously though, if you watch these videos you'll see a good fight, some sick goals, including one disgusting spinorama worthy of being considered for goal of the year.

Enjoy!

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