Last year, Dallas Stars chief financial officer Robert Hutson gave a 95-page declaration in support of the team’s Chapter 11 petition (the team was eventually sold out of bankruptcy to Vancouver businessman Tom Gagliardi).
If all goes according to plan and Greg Jamison winds up finalizing a deal to buy the Phoenix Coyotes, it’ll probably mark the end of the Phoenix Coyotes.
One of the quirks of NHL lockouts is that minor league teams can wind up stacked — STACKED — with talent. That’s because players still on their entry-level contracts can still be assigned to the minors without having to clear waivers.
The NHL All-Star game means different things to different players. When a player is selected for the first time, it’s an exciting honour that suggests “you’ve really made it!”
After players and clubs in the National Hockey League file for salary arbitration, a list is drawn up and scheduling begins. This is more complicated than you’d expect.
Realignment was a hot NHL topic last season after the Atlanta Thrashers moved to Winnipeg, because it opened the door to shifting teams around to make travel a little more equitable.