Tag Archives: Collective Bargaining Agreement

CBA Talks: Where Do Things Currently Stand Between the NHL and NHLPA In Regards to the Next CBA?

Over the last couple of weeks, the collective bargaining agreement talks have heated up between the league owners and Players’ Association.  The current CBA was signed back in January 2013 and is set to expire on September 15, 2022.

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NHL Opts Not To Reopen CBA

The National Hockey League announced today that it will not be exercising its option to reopen the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for the 2020-21 season. The NHLPA can still opt out of the current CBA by September 15. As a condition of … Continue reading

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Should The NHL Move To A “Luxury Tax” Salary Management Model?

July can be a really trying and emotional month for Hockey fans. NHL and AHL Contracts officially expire, rendering many fan-favorite players “free agents” of one form another, with some of those players ultimately leaving town for a new team. … Continue reading

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The Latest on Seattle Expansion and Some Thoughts From Bill Daly

A look at the latest news involving Seattle expansion in the NHL Continue reading

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Hockey Work Stoppage—Storm Clouds Forming?

Photo: Gazeta.ru “Enough already. Can’t we just continue to bask in the afterglow of this spring and early summer? It is still like a dream. Must you really end this beautiful dream?” –Jim McCarthy, Author. 

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Rules of the Preseason

Photo: Alex Brandon/Associated Press Once NHL training camps begin, teams prepare for the start of the preseason, the true test of an offseason’s worth of conditioning and training. And while the preseason may not matter like the regular season in … Continue reading

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The (Non)-Travel Miles of Paul Carey

A look at the transaction report for the Hershey Bears shows an alarming amount of movement for Paul Carey. But they’re all just “paper transactions” and this case has left many wondering just how this is possible with the rules … Continue reading

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DiPauli Departure Spotlights Ownership Gaffe in CBA

Photo: Washington Capitals  It seems a lot was made of the college graduates this summer. Recent grads such as Thomas DiPauli (Notre Dame), and more notably Jimmy Vesey (Harvard) managed to generate significant summer buzz in the dead of August, … Continue reading

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