REUTERS

CBA Chatter

Everything you wanted to know about the CBA but were afraid to ask Here are your updates from the past week on the ongoing collective bargaining agreement talks from around the Web. Well, here we are after another week of not meeting and not negotiating. The NHL wants the NHLPA to submit another proposal,while the NHLPA wants the owners to meet them closer to the middle. This could be a long work stoppage. [Toronto Sun] [ESPN] [CSN Philly] Adam Proteau has a one-on-one with Donald Fehr:[The Hockey News] Danny Briere and Claude Giroux are going to Germany:[CSN Philly] That’s all for this …

Thanks to Google Images

Point/Counterpoint: Shut up and do something!

Welcome to another edition of Point/Counterpoint, where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes square off, debating an issue with their own unique style and flair. This week, Bob H and Nick D find some common ground, though with different voices, over how we should feel now that the NHL is in the throes of another lockout. Point, Nick: I grew up watching hockey. This city became enamored with the way the Broad Street Bullies played the game: grind it out, blue-collar, arrive in ill-humor type stuff. They won by outworking other teams. It is an incredible spectacle. Even now, with much of …

Image courtesy of sports.yahoo.com

The NHL’s Day of Atonement

In case you missed it, the Jewish Holiday Yom Kippur passed on Tuesday night. As many of you know, I am Jewish. On Yom Kippur, my fellow Jews and I sit in synagogue, fast, and pray for atonement for our sins for the past year. Furthermore, we, as a people and individually need to apologize to those we have hurt. Yom Kippur got me thinking not just about who I may have caused harm to (namely my fantastic editor Kim Pollock with the random times I e-mail her my weekly piece), but what I would be apologizing for if I …

Photo courtesy of Philly.com

CBA Chatter

Everything you wanted to know about the CBA but were afraid to ask Here are your updates from the past week on the ongoing collective bargaining agreement talks from around the Web. Will Friday’s meeting lead to more talks? [Kuklas Korner] [Toronto Sun]  Money is the root of all lockouts [Toronto Sun] [The Hockey News] Briere rips Bettman [Philly.com] Yakupov gets Nailed [ESPN] [Edmontonsun.com] That’s all for this week, join me next week as we look at the ongoing labor situation.  

Photo courtesy of Philly.com

CBA Chatter

  Everything you wanted to know about the CBA but were afraid to ask Here are your updates from the past week on the ongoing collective bargaining agreement talks from around the Web. Well, after both sides barely acknowledged each other’s existence, they were able to come to NYC for a meeting yesterday:[ESPN] [Hockeybuzz] [Puck Daddy] For the most part ,it seems like too little, too late as both sides try to position themselves as the “good: guys in this scenario. [Puck Daddy] [Scott Burnside][Sportsnet.ca][Philly.com] [Edmontonsun.com] There are two press conferences scheduled today, where both sides will most likely point fingers and the fans will be …