Found July 22, 2012 on Barry Melrose Rocks:
We have all heard about the excessive provisions the NHL into a new CBA proposal. Thsi was not the whole story. It's never the whole story. What else is the League after? - League collects 50% of individual player sponsorship contracts.- Sidney Crosby gets a new Penguin suit. A tuxedo. For wearing on Ted Leonsis's yacht while he serves drinks.-  Garnishing of Sedins.-  Players owe the league a dollar every time their name is mentioned on a national telecast, 50 cents on local telecasts. Free advertising? Not so fast, you greedy players!-  Ducks and Kings have to road trip together. 4 to a room. Same goes for the Islanders and Rangers, as well as the Flyers and Devils.- Dany Heatley goes back to regular undershirts. The league can't support his turtleneck habit.-  More appearances on soap operas. Not for financial reasons, Jeffrey Vanderbeek just loves his stories. - Lights off during the second period.There is a lot of ground to cover between the two sides. Barry Melrose...

Pittsburgh Penguins fire lead team doctor

The Pittsburgh Penguins have fired their team doctor and the rest of the medical staff as of Friday. This might fall into the "delayed reaction" category of things. If you remember, Sidney Crosby's concussion occurred during the 2011 Winter Classic courtsey of an elbow from Dave Steckel. Crosby was allowed to play in the Penguins' next game despite concern, where...

Did Crosby's Concussion Get Penguins Medical Staff Fired?

The doctor at the center of at least some of the controversy surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of Sidney Crosby's concussion has parted ways with the team. The team denies there's a link to The Kid's decision to seek outside medical advice during his treatment. What do you think? The team maintains it's strictly a result of a new business venture with...
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