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Players who joined lawsuit say they 'basically got frozen out' by alumni association

Washington Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
During the ongoing class-action lawsuit brought against the National Hockey League by retired players, the NHL Alumni Association has maintained impartiality while many people on the players' side allege it has served as a powerful tool to help ...

Fired NHLPA consultant says union refused to tell players of potential $400M claim against NHL

TSN - ‎May 13, 2016‎
The NHL Players' Association and a former senior consultant are locked in a behind-the-scenes battle that has brought into question how the NHLPA pursues claims of NHL teams misreporting revenue and whether players are being kept properly informed of ...
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Hockey|Olympics and NHL Face Off Over Who Pays to Insure Players

New York Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
“Everyone would like to see the N.H.L. players participate,” said Matti Nurminen, general director of the Finnish Ice Hockey Association. “Everyone wants to see a tournament with the best on best, that's for sure, but the I.O.C. sees things differently ...

Olympics and NHL face off over who pays to insure players

MyAJC - ‎May 23, 2016‎
“Everyone would like to see the NHL players participate,” said Matti Nurminen, general director of the Finnish Ice Hockey Association. “Everyone wants to see a tournament with the best-on-best, that's for sure, but the IOC sees things differently now ...

Suhonen takes over

IIHF - ‎19 hours ago‎
Since the next important tournament is coming soon with the Final Olympic Qualification where Austria is seeded in Group E in Riga with Latvia, Germany and Japan, 1-4 September 2016, the Austrian Ice Hockey Association decided in favour of an internal ...
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Despite Canadian dollar, Bettman still expects 'revenue increase' - ‎16 hours ago‎
Bettman said that while the NHL's revenue growth has come across the entire business, the league has seen its biggest boon in its digital platform.
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In Action Sports, Helmets Are Only the Beginning of the CTE Conversation

VICE - ‎15 hours ago‎
The news broke Tuesday that BMX legend Dave Mirra, who took his own life in February at age 41, had been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease linked to repetitive brain trauma.

Ivan Barbashev - a dynamic powerhouse in the making for the St. Louis Blues (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Barbashev also became familiar with the Professional Hockey Players' Association (PHPA) after PHPA staff met with players from the Chicago Wolves during the annual Fall Enrollment Tour.
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Power Dynamics in Esports - The WESA experiment

ESPN - ‎16 hours ago‎
Two weeks ago, ESL launched the World Esports Association (WESA), an entity described as "an open and inclusive organisation to oversee standardized tournament regulations, player representation as well as revenue sharing for teams." Despite repeated ...
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Canucks assistant Gulutzan interviewed for Flames gig - ‎20 hours ago‎
Gulutzan, the former Dallas bench boss that's been an assistant in Vancouver for the last three seasons, was permitted to speak with Treliving about the club's vacant head coaching gig, per The Province.
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PHT Morning Skate: Sidney Crosby eyes more history - ‎May 25, 2016‎
PHT's Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what's happening and what we'll be talking about around the NHL world and beyond. Bob McKenzie shares his memories of Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie, who apparently was a big ...
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Back from worlds, Larkin named Wings' top rookie (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Larkin, 19, the first teenager to play for the Wings since Jiri Hudler in 2003-04 and the first to crack the opening-night lineup since Mike Sillinger in 1990-91, led the team with 23 goals.
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NHL PUCK DROPS: Players pay lip service to on-ice respect in playoffs

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎May 16, 2016‎
However, the players also deserve their fair share of criticism. The NHL Players Association remains largely silent on the subject of player safety.

NHL Loses Motion To Dismiss Concussion Cases

Forbes - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The NHL, through its motion to dismiss, asked the court to find that labor law preemption precluded the class action from moving forward.

Lambert talks T-Birds/Tech hockey

Sault This Week - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Having spent the majority of his life in the sport including 11 years as a player, assistant coach and head coach with the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League mixed between an improbable career in the National Hockey League as a relentless ...

School board gets update on new facility process

La Crosse Tribune - ‎13 hours ago‎
“If you don't have a bantam team, you kill hockey,” board member Bryan Tornow said. “Because you can't ask a kid to not play for a year and then come back again. When an organization comes with a plan that pays for the cost, I'm going to make a motion ...

Oak Knoll field hockey player represents USA in international tournament - ‎20 hours ago‎
Alison McCarthy '18, who was named to Field Hockey USA's U17 National Team, joined other field hockey players across the country to compete in a tournament that included teams from Germany and Holland. McCarthy is the fourth Oak Knoll field hockey ...
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John Brophy, legendary hockey coach, dead at 83

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Toward the end of his career Brophy became a player-coach before moving full-time into the bench boss role. He spent some time in the World Hockey Association before taking on the head coaching role of the AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens for ...

Keeping the ball rolling: bigger and better Hockey Superleague back in 2016

Central Western Daily - ‎17 hours ago‎
THE Orange Men's Hockey Association John Davis Motors Hockey Superleague is back and with the kinks from last year's inaugural tournament ironed out Scott Baker, the brains behind the concept, is confident this year's edition will be bigger and better.

Nanaimo minor hockey has room to grow

Nanaimo News Bulletin - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Nanaimo Minor Hockey Association is currently holding registration and is particularly looking for players in the youngest age categories.