Hard Times

Jason Gregor
May 13 2009 02:26PM

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The Coyotes have won a court ruling that will force the NHL to prove they have an actual offer for Jerry Reinsdorf in place.  If they don’t, this could get really messy and open the door for other teams to follow suit. And if they don’t Mr. Bettman’s reputation will take a massive hit. While it isn't clear if the NHL will be able to produce this offer, it is becoming more clear that some of the members of the NHL Owners Club are in more trouble than many of us have been lead to believe.

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Disagreeing with Greg Wyshynski

Jonathan Willis
May 13 2009 08:46AM

But this Ducks/Wings fight shows us the difference between sending a message and "message sending." This was a nasty but emotionally organic bit of olde tyme hockey; none of the players on the ice were knuckle-dragging goons looking for a target at the end of the blowout…. The NHL's disciplinary system would become a parody of the joke it is if any of these players are suspended for Game 7.

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Do You See What I See V1

Jason Gregor
May 11 2009 02:19PM

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Today Jason Gregor begins a new series where he takes a look around the league and discusses the goods. Personally we like it. - WG

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Bill Daly is Probably Wrong – Just Like Bettman Was

Jonathan Willis
May 09 2009 11:31AM

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NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly continued the NHL’s PR war against Jim Balsillie and Jerry Moyes on Friday, claiming that there were “at least three” serious suitors for the Phoenix Coyotes before Moyes pulled the rug out of everyone’s feet and moved the Coyotes into bankruptcy.

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There Will Be Blood, Saddledome edition

Jean Lefebvre
May 09 2009 09:31AM

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What, a mere four straight first-round exits and the teeming thousands of Flames Nation (that’s Flames Nation in a more general sense of the term and not necessarily this site) are going all Henry VIII?

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