For the first time since 1998, when Forbes magazine began estimated NHL team values, three of the top five most financially robust franchises are found north of the border.
The NHL's biggest weakness could be its greatest strength once a new CBA is struck.
With labor strife looming, the chief negotiators for the NHL and players union both agree the glass is half empty.
The NHL's most popular players are also its oldest, yet the league isn't worried about the younger generation.
One-third of NHL teams say a work stoppage would save them money. Some are already planning cutbacks.
For the first time, the average price for an NFL tickets has broken the $50 mark and taking a family of four to a game costs more than $300.
If the NHL's disability insurance carrier won't cover Lindros' contract with the Rangers, who will?