Found December 03, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
We all knew the owners were going to send Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs to the players/owners meeting tomorrow. The guy gives me a rash; hardest of the hardliners. At least the owners from the Jets, Flames and Lightning will bring a little perspective. But why...Why in the world are the players sending Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews? Seriously, why have the meeting at all if these two ar...

GARTH: Miller Will be In The Room On Tuesday

It looks like the NHLPA is following my advice. Ryan Miller has confirmed to the Buffalo News’ John Vogl that he will in fact be front and centre at the table when six NHLPA members meet the six owners in NYC on Tuesday. Its also belived that Sidney Crosby and Jonathon Toews will be repping the NHLPA as well at this important meeting. My six player committee: Miller, Crosby...

Ian Esplen: Who is Meeting and Why?

Follow me on twitter @IanEsplen to chat hockey, sports and life in general anytime I generally don’t follow Matt Barry’s Blog, but in his latest pile of dribble he did get me thinking a little about which players seem to be active in negotiations. Here is a salary/contract breakdown of the 18 players involved yesterday’s meeting. Sidney Crosby, 13 yr/112...

Paul McCann: Hope Springs - An Appreciation and Tonight's SlapShot Radio

Hope springs eternal. I am doing my best to control my feelings of hope today as these meetings seem to be going well. Perhaps it’s time to believe in Christmas miracles. Especially fascinating is the positive influence that Sidney Crosby appears to be having in these talks, it may even make a Philly fan change his opinion of Sid the Kid… at least until the first...

Richard Cloutier: NHLPA Ends Player Starvation by Writing Some Cheques

Let Them Eat Steak The NHLPA reached deep on Saturday, and issued NHL players a $10,000 stipend, to help get them through the holiday season. $10,000 if you're Darcy Hordichuk is a lot of money. $10,000 if you're Sidney Crosby is fire starter. I shouldn't make jokes about the hard time players are going through. I mean, they've missed four pay-cheques at this...

John Toperzer: Penguin Pentathlon: Five Guys, Bettman & Lies

Penguin Pentathlon: Five Guys Bettman & Lies Follow @JohnToperzer !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); -- Mario Lemieux...

GARTH: Miller Will be In The Room

I'm not bragging, but.... Five of my six NHL powerball numbers have hit. Ryan Miller, Sidney Crosby, Jonathon Toews, George Parros, and Shane Doan will be in the room today, along with 13 other NHL players. The only player on my wish list not to participate is Steve Ott. Here are the other NHLPAers: Craig Adams, David Backes, Michael Cammalleri, B.J. Crombeen, Mathieu...
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