by Adam Proteau - August 15, 2012 10:45 AM EDT
There hasn't been nearly as much rhetoric surrounding CBA negotiations this time around, but players are still speaking out...on Twitter.
Ongoing labor negotiations between the NHL and NHL Players' Association picked up steam Tuesday with the players’ first collective bargaining agreement alternative proposal to the owners.
by Adam Proteau - August 8, 2012 3:13 PM EDT
This week we count down and explain the 10 most important negotiation issues between the NHL and NHLPA.
The expiration of the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement is a little more than a month away. As such, the negotiating of a new labor deal will overshadow all NHL stories over the next few weeks.
by The Hockey News - July 25, 2012 11:25 AM EDT
We count down the best all-time fights between the masked men of the hockey world.
By Liz Bevan Fights are common in pro hockey and the NHL is no exception. When players drop the gloves, fans rise to their feet, eyes glued to the combatants as they cheer on their favorites.
by Adam Proteau - July 18, 2012 2:36 PM EDT
Now that we've hit a lull in UFA signings, we look back at the 10 worst deals handed out so far.
Although prominent players such as Alexander Semin and Shane Doan remain unsigned, the bulk of the NHL’s free agent deals already have been made.
by Adam Proteau - July 11, 2012 12:48 PM EDT
Taking a look at the best talents still to be had on the unresricted free agent market.
The NHL’s annual free agent frenzy has died down considerably, yet there are still a number of talents available to help a team. Who are the best of the remaining bunch (excluding Teemu Selanne, who will re-sign with Anaheim or retire)? That’s the focus of this week’s THN.
by Adam Proteau - July 4, 2012 4:10 PM EDT
Who's come out smelling like flowers and who's left smelling like something else?
The NHL’s unrestricted free agency period is well underway – and while a couple marquee names haven’t yet signed, the combinations of signings and trades already have altered the league’s landscape.
by Adam Proteau - June 27, 2012 3:10 PM EDT
The silly season is set to begin, so we look back at some of the biggest trades to ever be pulled of fin the summer.
The off-season usually brings a number of high-profile NHL trades and we’ve already seen a couple with the Jordan Staal-Brandon Sutter and James van Riemsdyk-Luke Schenn swaps.
by Adam Proteau - June 20, 2012 3:06 PM EDT
Every year the same things are said on and around the draft floor and here are the worst.
The NHL draft is fast approaching and with it comes a familiar assortment of phrases and clichés that are heard each and every year. Which ones are the best? That’s the focus of this week’s THN.
by Adam Proteau - June 13, 2012 2:12 PM EDT
Now that hockey season is over, what can a fan of the sport do to pass the time until the next game?
The NHL’s 2011-12 season is officially over, leaving some fans already hungry for more hockey. But for now, you can keep yourself hockey-involved by planning to do these 10 things to keep you from missing the game over the course of the next few months.
by Adam Proteau - June 6, 2012 2:13 PM EDT
Many fans are ready to look towards the off-season, so we list the top stories to watch unfold in the coming months.
With the Stanley Cup final on the verge of wrapping up, the attention of most NHL fans will shift to the off-season, if it hasn’t already.
by Adam Proteau - May 30, 2012 12:31 PM EDT
With the Stanley Cup final ready to begin, we count down the best players who ever wore the jerseys of both finalists.
The Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils are set to face off in the Stanley Cup final for the first time ever. And although there isn’t a history of bad blood between the two franchises, a number of recognizable names and faces have worn the jerseys of both teams.
by Adam Proteau - May 23, 2012 6:05 PM EDT
Breaking down L.A.'s all-time best individual post-season efforts.
The Los Angeles Kings have qualified for their second Stanley Cup final and first since 1993. Which players in the franchise’s 45-year history have been the best post-season performers? That’s the focus of this week’s THN.