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Yahoo Sports
Bettman condemns CTE ‘fear-mongering’ in letter to U.S. Senatorlawsuit defense, from Bettman’s usual stance on the “nascent” research on CTE t
Bettman condemns CTE ‘fear-mongering’ in letter to U.S. Senator
Yahoo Sports / Posted 11 hours ago
lawsuit defense, from Bettman’s usual stance on the “nascent” research on CTE to the ways in which the NHL and the NHLPA have tried to prevent and treat concussions. On CTE, Bettman wrote: As usual, the big headline will be “BETTMAN... Read more
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12h
Yahoo Sports
Dennis Wideman and the ‘concussion defense’ slippery slopedefense” from being a valid one in matters of supplemental discipline. To rese
Dennis Wideman and the ‘concussion defense’ slippery slope
Yahoo Sports / Posted 12 hours ago
defense” from being a valid one in matters of supplemental discipline. To reset it: Bettman’s ruling concluded that the NHLPA hadn’t established if Wideman had a concussion at the time. Its two doctors evaluated him remotely, via Facetime, and... Read more
13h
ESPN
Is Dennis Wideman's concussion defense legit?According to the NHL, the decision cannot stand because the arbitrator exceeded
Is Dennis Wideman's concussion defense legit?
ESPN / Posted 13 hours ago
According to the NHL, the decision cannot stand because the arbitrator exceeded his authority. It's currently awaiting the NHLPA's response on Wideman's behalf, which is due by Friday. But the arbitrator's decision raises an important question... Read more
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TSN
Evander Kane arrested by Buffalo policeLeague's current intention to take any form of disciplinary action against Mr.
Evander Kane arrested by Buffalo police
TSN / Posted 4 days ago
League's current intention to take any form of disciplinary action against Mr. Kane. Mr. Kane will be directed to the NHL/NHLPA Behavioral Health professionals for evaluation and counseling, as they may determine necessary.‎" Investigators say... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Smashfest: Charitable yet competitive ping-pong by NHL playerspong is the kind of thing everyone can play and everyone can enjoy it. It just
Smashfest: Charitable yet competitive ping-pong by NHL players
Yahoo Sports / Posted 4 days ago
pong is the kind of thing everyone can play and everyone can enjoy it. It just seemed like the perfect thing and with the help of the NHLPA we put it together five years ago now.” UPDATE: NHLPA released fundraising figures after initial publicat... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Why NHL fired arbitrator from Dennis Wideman case (repost)James Oldham has been the neutral arbitrator for the NHL and NHLPA for over a d
Why NHL fired arbitrator from Dennis Wideman case (repost)
Yahoo Sports / Posted 5 days ago
James Oldham has been the neutral arbitrator for the NHL and NHLPA for over a decade, hired to preside over grievances concerning the Collective Bargaining Agreement. But he no longer will. Oldham confirmed to Sports Business Daily’s Liz Mullen that... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Transactionsand Winnipeg's Sukh Chungh undisclosed amounts for committing dangerous plays d
Transactions
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 days ago
and Winnipeg's Sukh Chungh undisclosed amounts for committing dangerous plays during Week 4 games. National Hockey League NHLPA -- Announced the retirement of F Brad Richards. ARIZONA COYOTES -- Named Doug Soetaert general manager of Tucson... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Why NHL fired arbitrator from Dennis Wideman caseJames Oldham has been the neutral arbitrator for the NHL and NHLPA for over a d
Why NHL fired arbitrator from Dennis Wideman case
Yahoo Sports / Posted 5 days ago
James Oldham has been the neutral arbitrator for the NHL and NHLPA for over a decade, hired to preside over grievances concerning the Collective Bargaining Agreement. But he no longer will. Oldham confirmed to Sports Business Daily’s Liz Mullen that... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Wings' Richards retires after 15 NHL seasonsout to be Brad Richards’ last stop in the NHL. Richards, 36, announced his ret
Wings' Richards retires after 15 NHL seasons
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
out to be Brad Richards’ last stop in the NHL. Richards, 36, announced his retirement today with a release through the NHLPA. He played 15 seasons, the last of it this past season in Detroit. Signed to boost offense and experience from his two... Read more
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ESPN
Richards retires after 15 NHL seasons, two titlesand the three Original Six teams -- the New York Rangers, Chicago and Detroit,"
Richards retires after 15 NHL seasons, two titles
ESPN / Posted 6 days ago
and the three Original Six teams -- the New York Rangers, Chicago and Detroit," Richards said in a statement put out by the NHLPA. "During my time with those teams I met many great people. I also want to thank the staff and management in those... Read more
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6d
TSN
Richards retires after 15-season NHL careerDallas, and the three original six teams — the New York Rangers, Chicago, and D
Richards retires after 15-season NHL career
TSN / Posted 6 days ago
Dallas, and the three original six teams — the New York Rangers, Chicago, and Detroit,” Richards said in a release from the NHLPA. “During my time with those teams I met many great people. I also want to thank the staff and management in those... Read more
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6d
Sportsnet.ca
Dominic Moore promises surprises at Smashfest partyto feature NHL stars. And, as Raonic's surprise appearance last summer attests
Dominic Moore promises surprises at Smashfest party
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
to feature NHL stars. And, as Raonic's surprise appearance last summer attests, some non-hockey royalty too. Moore and the NHLPA are working on securing a couple of secret cameos for Smashfest V, which takes place Thursday night. “The first year... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL dismisses neutral arbitrator from Dennis Wideman caseJournal. An initial appeal resulted in the suspension being upheld by commissi
NHL dismisses neutral arbitrator from Dennis Wideman case
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
Journal. An initial appeal resulted in the suspension being upheld by commissioner Gary Bettman, but Wideman and the NHLPA opted to present the case to a neutral party. Oldham, who has served as an impartial arbitrator for the league since... Read more
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TSN
Signing-bonus laden contracts could lead to next lockoutthe NHL’s collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) is fully binding until Septem
Signing-bonus laden contracts could lead to next lockout
TSN / Posted 7 days ago
the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) is fully binding until September of 2019, at which time both the NHL and NHLPA will decide if they want to “opt out” of the contract. Under this scenario, the first season threatened would be... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Resort ready to shinea panoramic view of the golf course. The facility has been open since June 1,
Resort ready to shine
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 9 days ago
a panoramic view of the golf course. The facility has been open since June 1, and has already hosted a wedding. “We had NHLPA here for their big event, we had MJT, which is Maple Leaf Jewelry Tour, for their big event. It’ll be in high demand,”... Read more
17d
New York Post
How Panthers show aftershocks of NHL’s erased bridge contractsa molehill. Have you taken a look at the schedule? With a five-day All-Star br
How Panthers show aftershocks of NHL’s erased bridge contracts
New York Post / Posted 17 days ago
a molehill. Have you taken a look at the schedule? With a five-day All-Star break, the five-day “bye week” per team the NHLPA negotiated for itself in exchange for agreeing to change the All-Star format to 3-on-3 and the three-day Christmas... Read more
18d
TSN
Simmonds sees brighter days ahead for FlyersSimmonds said of his tournament. “[In addition] every kid that comes out and pl
Simmonds sees brighter days ahead for Flyers
TSN / Posted 18 days ago
Simmonds said of his tournament. “[In addition] every kid that comes out and plays in the tournament receives, from the NHLPA, a helmet, a set of gloves and a set of sticks. There’s a ton that we try and do for all the kids and I think the most... Read more
18d
Vernon Morning Star
NHL stars step it up for charity at Predator Ridgecare there for two weeks... and they were amazing, so it was nice to be able to
NHL stars step it up for charity at Predator Ridge
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 18 days ago
care there for two weeks... and they were amazing, so it was nice to be able to give back to them.” Since 1993, the NHLPA Golf Classic has raised over $3.5 million for various player-supported charities. The tournament started with a... Read more
18d
BC Local News
NHL stars step it up for charity at Predator Ridgecare there for two weeks... and they were amazing, so it was nice to be able to
NHL stars step it up for charity at Predator Ridge
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
care there for two weeks... and they were amazing, so it was nice to be able to give back to them.” Since 1993, the NHLPA Golf Classic has raised over $3.5 million for various player-supported charities. The tournament started with a... Read more
20d
TSN
The Rouge: A wrinkle in the Duron Carter affairto Carter’s head area on Carter’s touchdown reception,” so there’s no argument
The Rouge: A wrinkle in the Duron Carter affair
TSN / Posted 20 days ago
to Carter’s head area on Carter’s touchdown reception,” so there’s no argument about the receiver taking a head shot. The NHLPA argued as much on behalf of Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman last winter after he knocked linesman Don... Read more
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20d
TSN
Carter, CFLPA considering suspension appealan arbitrator later reduced it to 10 games, citing a lack of evidence that Wide
Carter, CFLPA considering suspension appeal
TSN / Posted 20 days ago
an arbitrator later reduced it to 10 games, citing a lack of evidence that Wideman intended to injure Henderson. The NHLPA argued that the hit Wideman took before the incident resulted in a concussion, thereby temporarily altering his mental... Read more
27d
Sportsnet.ca
30 Thoughts: Why couldn’t Oilers and Canadiens make a deal?now. Matthews hasn’t been given a number by the Leafs, and the new sweater isn’
30 Thoughts: Why couldn’t Oilers and Canadiens make a deal?
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 27 days ago
now. Matthews hasn’t been given a number by the Leafs, and the new sweater isn’t available until September. (At last year’s NHLPA rookie showcase, Mitch Marner was the only player who didn’t have a number. He wanted 93 and the Maple Leafs weren’t... Read more
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28d
Bleacher Report
Gary Bettman Comments on Future of Fighting in NHLyou remember what happened when we tried to eliminate the staged fights? The 'f
Gary Bettman Comments on Future of Fighting in NHL
Bleacher Report / Posted 28 days ago
you remember what happened when we tried to eliminate the staged fights? The 'fighters' objected and so did the pa [NHLPA]. Eliminating fighting would mean eliminating the jobs of the 'fighters', meaning these guys would not have NHL... Read more
28d
CTV News
Defrauded ex-NHLer Bryan Berard seeks to protect others from losing millionsdoes it because he loves the sport and doesn't want to see these kids get taken
Defrauded ex-NHLer Bryan Berard seeks to protect others from losing millions
CTV News / Posted 28 days ago
does it because he loves the sport and doesn't want to see these kids get taken advantage of like he did." The NHL and the NHLPA conduct a rookie orientation each summer, which includes education on financial planning and wealth management. The... Read more
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28d
Calgary Sun
NHLer Berard discusses being duped out of $3 milliondoes it because he loves the sport and doesn't want to see these kids get taken
NHLer Berard discusses being duped out of $3 million
Calgary Sun / Posted 28 days ago
does it because he loves the sport and doesn't want to see these kids get taken advantage of like he did." The NHL and the NHLPA conduct a rookie orientation each summer, which includes education on financial planning and wealth management. The... Read more
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28d
Brandon Sun
Defrauded former NHLer Bryan Berard speaks out about financial misstepsdoes it because he loves the sport and doesn't want to see these kids get taken
Defrauded former NHLer Bryan Berard speaks out about financial missteps
Brandon Sun / Posted 28 days ago
does it because he loves the sport and doesn't want to see these kids get taken advantage of like he did." The NHL and the NHLPA conduct a rookie orientation each summer, which includes education on financial planning and wealth management. The... Read more
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29d
The Arizona Republic
Coyotes sign Louis Domingue, extend qualifying offers to 5 othersa January trade from the Canadiens before getting slapped with a 20-game suspen
Coyotes sign Louis Domingue, extend qualifying offers to 5 others
The Arizona Republic / Posted 29 days ago
a January trade from the Canadiens before getting slapped with a 20-game suspension for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program. “There’s lots of upside to him,” Chayka said. “I think he’s a guy that in... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving, big forward Joe Colborne commit to negotiateextent you can take a hometown discount by doing a few things to make it work,”
Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving, big forward Joe Colborne commit to negotiate
Calgary Sun / Posted 29 days ago
extent you can take a hometown discount by doing a few things to make it work,” said Colborne, whose agent, J.P. Barry, and NHLPA brethren will likely nudge him to resist taking too much of a haircut. “Management said all year we have to get bigger... Read more
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29d
ESPN
The Mag: Eric Lindros redefinesand glass -- and any perception of delay or indifference should largely be attr
The Mag: Eric Lindros redefines
ESPN / Posted 29 days ago
and glass -- and any perception of delay or indifference should largely be attributed to the historic interference of the NHLPA, including specifically when Eric was there." Before long, the lack of progress on issues like these began to gnaw... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Competition to land Steven Stamkos will be stiffbut you would have to think the league will need to do something about that loo
Competition to land Steven Stamkos will be stiff
Calgary Sun / Posted a month ago
but you would have to think the league will need to do something about that loophole in the next CBA. The people with the NHLPA can’t be thrilled with the idea either because it’s money essentially not being spent. They want to see dollars in the... Read more
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