Will Chris Campoli's work with the NHLPA come back to bite him? - Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE
While the legal eagles from the NHL & NHLPA finish the work of finalizing the fully-detailed Collective Bargaining Agreement, the implications of the league's new framework are only beginning to be understood. Will players previously stashed in the minors find major-league work again? Will a leading NHLPA advocate find himself blackballed as a free agent by teams? These questions and more are to be found below...
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Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey
30 Thoughts: Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf take priority on Ducks | Hockey | CBC Sports
Perhaps the most interesting new CBA wrinkle discussed here has to do with the fight against sleeping pills.
Ridiculously overpaid players are the new market inefficiency | Backhand Shelf
Will Scott Gomez and Wade Redden eventually find new homes in the NHL under this CBA?
Grange on NHL: Did CBA cost Campoli a job? - sportsnet.ca
If Chris Campoli's activism during the CBA negotiations is hurting his chances of landing on a roster, I wonder if it might ultimately help him down the road if he wanted to become a player agent.
KHL prez shouldn't be rushing to judgment - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Will Alexander Medvedev's smack talk impact the NHL's thinking on sending players to the Olympics?
Center Ice to be $50 or $60 in 2013 - Pension Plan Puppets
Meh, I cancelled my account when the lockout first began, and I'm not renewing.
Damien Brunner Ready to Excel in Detroit - The Hockey Writers
Does Detroit have another Euro-wonder in the making?
Mark Fistric Traded To Edmonton Oilers For 2013 Third-Round Pick - Defending Big D
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Dean Lombardi and Darryl Sutter to Receive Long-Term Contract Extensions - Jewels From The Crown
The GM and head coach of the Stanley Cup champs punch their ticket.
Media no longer allowed to ask Flames about Iginla’s contract status - Calgary Herald
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Lost in the Lockout: the Flames turn 40 | The Hockey Writers
To celebrate this milestone, Calgary players will add a spare tire, and have their heads shaved in varying styles of male pattern baldness.