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I will report news and info in this blog. I will also post periodic editorials about recent news stories or thoughts around the league.

  1. NHL Lockout Appears primed to drag on.

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Size:  22.7 KBComing into Thursday there was a sense of hope for NHL fans, the NHL made an offer on Tuesday which seemed like it was a start of what could be potentially season saving negotiations. What transpired on Thursday was the exact opposite, not only were the NHLPA's counter offers rejected, but they were pretty much laughed at by the NHL.

    While no details have yet to be told about the players various offers (there were 3 different proposals) unlike when the NHL
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    Updated 10-26-2012 at 15:53 by Aaron Brouwer

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  2. The lock out is now officially effecting the fans of the NHL.

    Fellow Hockey Fans,

    I think we can all agree that this NHL Lock out is now effecting us, the fans. To bring it to you in a better context, it is effecting us now more so today than it did when it was officially put into effect a little less than 4 weeks ago. Because today would have been game day in 8 markets, in all four time zones and in both the USA and Canada. Rivalry games like the Bruins-Flyers and Canucks-Flames would have been on the slate, but today we sit here hoping for some ...
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  3. CBA update

    Just a quick CBA update;

    There have been informal meetings that took place last weekend, no new meetings are scheduled. And the NHLPA is trying to take legal action to block the lockout in the provinces of Alberta and Quebec. The move could be considered the first punch if you will in what could be an ugly lock out if it is proceeded, which is expected at this point.

    A personal take on this is that I am not convinced a lock out is avoidable, and further then that is that ...
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