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Gone Baby Gone or Oh Captain My Captain? Latest on Ryan Callahan Rumors
February 2nd, 2014 at 1:56 PM
***PHOTO1***Depending on who you believe, New York Rangers' captain Ryan Callahan could've already played his last game in Broadway blue, or could see his contract stalemate drag all the way to the March 5th trade deadline. Larry Brooks of The Post says Glen Sather has installed this upcoming Friday's pre-Sochi roster...

Are the New York Rangers a Potential Suitor for P.K. Subban?
January 28th, 2013 at 12:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin met with with P.K. Subbans's agent Don Meehan for a meeting Friday, leading to plenty of speculation what may lie ahead for the young blue liner. The two sides are still nowhere near a deal -- Montreal is using Florida's defenseman Dmitry Kulikov (two years,...

NHL Cancels November Games: Any Season Would Be Shortened
October 27th, 2012 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the NHL and NHL Players' Association failing to reach an agreement by the NHL's self-imposed deadline, it's looking more and more like there won't be an 82-game season in the NHL this year. In fact, as of today, there will be a zero-game season. The NHL announced a new wave of...

NHL and NHLPA Can’t Agree to Meet
October 24th, 2012 at 11:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** Things sure are getting sour between the NHL and the NHL Players' Association. The NHLPA's executive board reached out to the NHL executives about meeting this week, but the league declined. "They have made it clear to us that they have very little interest in the proposal we made last Tuesday," NHL...

NHL Calls NHLPA’s Counteroffers a “Step Backwards”
October 18th, 2012 at 4:32 PM
NHL executives left Thursday's meeting in Toronto very disappointed. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said that the NHL Players' Association made three counteroffers to the league's proposal but were "nowhere close" to what the league had offered on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Thursday's meetings, according to Bettman, were a "step backward." "I am to say the least...

Donald Fehr Questions Formal Offer from NHL
October 17th, 2012 at 3:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** NHL union's head Donald Fehr said in a letter to players and agents that the latest proposal from the league would cost his members more than $1.6 billion over six years. As the proposed collective bargaining agreement issues no taper to the 50-50 split, Fehr said that although an 82-game schedule...

NHL Lockout 2012: NHL Offers Players a 50-50 Split in Hockey Related Revenue
October 16th, 2012 at 1:44 PM
***PHOTO2*** The NHL proposed a deal to the NHL Players' Association today featuring a 50-50 split in hockey related revenue. "We hope we've given our best shot," Gary Bettman told reporters. The NHL's latest proposal is contingent on the regular season beginning on Nov. 2, which would preserve the league's customary 82-game schedule. ***PHOTO1*** NHLPA...

NHL and NHLPA Don’t Discuss Money: No More Scheduled Meetings
October 12th, 2012 at 1:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 2012-13 regular season was slated to being last night, but with the NHL and NHL Players' Association failing to come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement, the "start of the season" was brought in my more negotiations -- that went nowhere. There truly is no end in sight...

Rick Nash Injures Shoulder in Swiss League
September 29th, 2012 at 7:31 PM
New York Rangers' fans can breathe a little easy. The headline is bad, but the extent of Rick Nash's shoulder injury is not. Nash was hurt Friday in a game, while playing for HC Davos in a Swiss League game. Nash's agent, Joe Resnick, said Nash was taken out of the game...

Brad Richards Won’t Play Overseas, for Now
September 18th, 2012 at 10:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brad Richards is one member of the New York Rangers who has said he doesn't plan to play elsewhere during the NHL lockout. Per Newsday, he said he'd rather focus on his workouts here, hoping the whole issue can just be resolved. "Lots of teams want to get out and play. This...

James Dolan: ‘I Want Us to Play Hockey’
September 10th, 2012 at 10:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** There is less than a week for the NHL and NHLPA to reach a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement. If the two sides don't strike a deal, the NHL will see it's second lockout in 10 years. There has been little optimism about a deal being struck, especially after...

Gary Bettman: ‘We Want to Make a Deal’
September 8th, 2012 at 12:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Formal NHL labor discussion have broken down as of late, but that doesn't mean the two sides have stopped all discussion for a new NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement. ESPN's Katie Strang reports the "Big Four" met in Manhattan for an informal meeting Friday night. The "Big Four" consist of NHL commissioner Gary...