Found November 08, 2012 on
The NHL Lockout continues, although both sides have at least committed to engaging in more talks than they have before. The NHL owners and players have met for the past couple of days and have spent around six hours negotiating at each bargaining session as they hope to move toward a new collective bargaining agreement. Thursday will mark the third consecutive days of meetings and, without getting too optimistic, is there one player who we should watch as a sign of good things possibly to come? If there is, that one player would be Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins. While many other elite players across the NHL have already signed to play in Switzerland or Russia or somewhere else, Crosby has said that he will only do so if the entire 2012-2013 NHL season is cancelled. The league did take a giant step toward that last week when they cancelled the Winter Classic on New Year’s Day, but all hope is not lost. If it was, one would think that Crosby would be close to inking a deal ...

ECHL goalie sprays water on taunting fans

Orlando Solar Bears goalie John Curry was fined earlier this week for spraying water on a group of heckling fans. The thing about taunting during an ECHL game that makes it different from an NHL game is the players hear every last word. When five of the 30 fans in attendance make it their goal to harass you for 60 minutes, it takes its toll more than it would if the heckling was...

Eklund: How AMAZING is Nail Yakupov? + Crosby Attending Today's Meeting Important.

The meetings are underway in NY and the last minute decision for Sidney Crosby to attend is spurring on more hope today...I have spoken before about the fat I am not a huge fan of putting Crosby up in press conferences, because Sidney speaking bad of the NHL publicly only hurts the long road ahead after the agreement...however, I will say from sources I have spoken to Crosby is...

2013 NHL Entry Draft Rankings – November Edition

THG 2013 NHL Draft Collage The first edition of The Hockey Guys’ 2013 NHL Entry Draft Rankings leads off with Halifax Mooseheads’ Nathan MacKinnon sitting atop the rankings. The Cole Harbour native has been under the 2013 NHL draft spotlight since he was a youngster following in the footsteps of NHL Superstar Sidney Crosby as he attended and excelled as a member of Shattuck St...

NHL, union back at bargaining table

NEW YORK (AP) -- The locked-out NHL players' association returned to the bargaining table Tuesday, and this time brought Sidney Crosby along. On Day 52 of the lockout that has delayed the start of the hockey season and threatened to wipe it out completely, the league and the players sat down for the second round of negotiations in four days at an undisclosed site. Not only...
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