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NHL Lockout News for Those Interested
December 18th, 2012 at 10:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** We here at Rangers 101 just want to start by apologizing for not providing content about your New York Rangers for the past month. However, it's not entirely our fault as there technically isn't much to report on. Games have been canceled through Dec. 30, and it looks as though a...

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...

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...

NHL Imposes League-Wide Lockout; Second in 8 Years
September 16th, 2012 at 12:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** The NHL and NHLPA have finally reached the inevitable. The two sides failed to agree to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement and have officially imposed a league-wide lockout. For the 700-plus NHLers, life has changed dramatically. ESPN's Pierre LeBrun gives an exact list of what the rules are for all...

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...

The Real Winter Classic: the NHL and NBC Insult Their Audience, and Come up on Losing End
January 3rd, 2012 at 9:17 AM
The New York Rangers stirring come from behind 3-2 victory over the host Philadelphia Flyers had everything the NHL could possibly want. Two legendary rivals, perfect weather conditions, and a tough, well played game with no incidents that could give the NHL a black eye during their in-season showcase event. Oh, wait. There were a few black eyes. Funny...