Posts tagged Lockout
by Richard McAdam aka RGM81
Hockey fans across the world are waking up today to a grim reality: for the second time in eight years, the National Hockey League has chosen to lock out its players in an attempt to restructure the collective bargaining agreement with the Players Association. For many fans, both younger ones and fans gained in the past seven seasons due to the game’s incredible growth, this is a new experience. For long-time fans, it is a stark reminder of the events of September 2004. We do not know how long this lockout scenario will endure; we may More >
By Sean McCafferty aka 30ranfordfan
My, how time flies! It seems like just a couple of years ago that the 2005-06 NHL season started. The long awaited end to a yearlong lockout had come, and the NHL was ushering in a new era. One with rules that would promote a better, faster, more exciting game. One with a new breed of superstar unlike any we had seen in a generation.
Gone would be the days that clutching and grabbing would impede the NHL’s best players. With the likes of Sidney Crosby & Alexander Ovechkin now the poster boys for the ‘New NHL’,