Steve Zipay takes you inside the locker room, home and on the road, with the New York Rangers, and also writes about the NHL, off and on the ice.
Welcome to another stakeout here in midtown, probably one of the chilliest, and certainly with the most passers-by heading in the direction of Times Square.
No telling how long this will last, but I'm guessing that the sticking points won't take more than a few hours to point out. Where it goes from there tonight, who knows. Assume each side will break and discuss more internally and...Read more »
An editor reminded me yesterday that talk is cheap, and lordy, haven’t we learned that lesson in Lockout III?
The discussions and the spin started in the summer, with the expected blowups and snits...Read more »
After more than a week of silence, the NHL has reportedly slightly sweetened its offer to the NHLPA, and the union is said to be discussing the proposal on a conference call this afternoon.
It is the first recent movement from either side in the impasse, which has reached 104 days, and has cost both sides more than $1.1 billion.
"In light of media reports this morning, I can confirm...Read more »
At the World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, today, Rangers prospect J.T. Miller scored unassisted after stealing the puck during a four-on-four in the third period of Team USA’s 8-0 rout of Germany in the first game for the American squad. Eight players scored for the U.S. Friday’s game against Russia should be far tougher. It airs live at 9 a.m. on the NHL Network and is...Read more »
Spoke with Rangers prospects J.T. Miller and Brady Skjei after Team USA practice today, and was quite impressed. More on that in a bit. Miller, wearing No. 10, was centering a line with BC’s Johnny Gaudreau and U of North Dakota’s Rocco Grimaldi, has matured quickly, seems more confident, and prepared for the challenge ahead in Europe.
In stature, skating and temperament, Skjei indeed reminds...Read more »
Here's his profile, from American Lawyer. Has ruled on a variety of issues since being appoitned by President Obama in Feb. 2011. He also was chief of the major crimes unit for the U.S. Attorney's Office in New York...
Paul Engelmayer By Julie McMahon All Articles The American Lawyer September 30, 2012 inShare
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The lockout just got uglier. The NHL and NHLPA are going to court. The NHL today filed suit in U.S. District Court in Manhattan seeking...Read more »
We've spoken about that legal possibility---filing a disclaimer of interest with the leauge and, I assume, the NLRB, and dissolving the union--- here before, and some of the more telling comments received were from fans, who said ticketholders already had filed a claim of disinterest in the league over the lockout and failed negotiations.
Anyway, it now appears the union's executive committee...Read more »
NHLPA lists 13 NHLers in today's kiss-and-make up CBA talks after last week's meltdown in Manhattan: C. Adams, A. Aucoin (above, left), C. Campoli, M. Darche, S. Doan, R. Hainsey, J. Mayers, A. McDonald, S. Montador, B. Morrison, D. Murray, D. Winnik
I'm following the reports from afar---well, if you consider Toronto afar---because I'm up north for the Nets-Raptors game tonight,...Read more »
A hat trick of good news from the Rangers.
Rick Nash, who just returned to New York from several months in Switzerland to have treatment on a sore groin, Marian Gaborik, who is rehabbing from right shoulder surgery on June 6, and Carl Hagelin, who left his Swedish club on Nov. 7 for exams in the U.S.,all are expected to be ready for the start of the regualr season, if it begins in...Read more »