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  1. 2015 NHL All-Star Game -- MVP Ryan Johansen makes fans forget ugl...

    Pierre LeBrun

    All-Star Game MVP Ryan Johansen temporarily helped fans forget his ugly contract battle, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2015
  2. Rumblings: Sekera, Canes to resume contract talks

    Pierre LeBrun

    The plan is for Andrej Sekera's agent Allan Walsh and the Carolina Hurricanes to give it another shot in contract negotiations at some point over the next few weeks. The pending unrestricted free-agent blueliner, who had a career-high 44 points la...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  3. Rumblings: Contract talks between Justin Williams, Kings stop

    Pierre LeBrun

    We told you a few weeks ago that there was a time element to the Justin Williams contract negotiations with the Los Angeles Kings, and it appears the time for negotiations is over for the foreseeable future. Well, kind of. "Our intention is to ...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  4. Rumblings: Talks between Bobrovsky, Jackets could be dramatic

    Pierre LeBrun

    Hopefully for the sake of the Columbus Blue Jackets, their contract negotiation with Sergei Bobrovsky isn't as dramatic or contentious as the Ryan Johansen talks, but it certainly has the potential to be. Columbus' star netminder will be a restric...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  5. Washington Capitals consider Barry Trotz front-runner for coachin...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Talks are intensifying between Barry Trotz and the Capitals to get the former Nashville Predators coach behind the bench in Washington, a source tells's Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2014
  6. Sedins' deal was only a matter of time

    Pierre LeBrun

    The most unique contract negotiation in the NHL this season ended the only way it ever could, with twins Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin signing extensions. The two leverage points in this negotiation negated each other: 1. The Canucks could neve...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  7. NHL Lockout: How did we get to this point?

    Pierre LeBrun

    Looking back at the NHL labor negotiations in 2012 is akin to that sensation you get when you scratch your fingernails on a blackboard. But we will re-visit this sordid (and still unfinished) saga from the start, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  8. NHL Lockout: Plenty of blame to go around for lockout mess

    Pierre LeBrun

    As we run out of time on a possible NHL season, there's plenty of blame to go around, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  9. The NHLPA's offer: What it means

    Pierre LeBrun

    The players made a significant proposal to the NHL on Wednesday and despite the league's issues with it, it's a solid step in my opinion, one that hopefully leads to more talks and negotiation. Let's take a look the NHLPA offer: BASED ON PERCENTAG...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  10. Stalemate returns to CBA negotiations

    Pierre LeBrun

    NEW YORK -- Well, I guess it was too much to ask them to continue to act like adults for the entire week. Nope, the old show returned Friday, NHL labor talks off the rails after a week full of promise and for the first time, real, meaningful negot...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  11. NHL, NHLPA avoid meltdown in negotiations

    Pierre LeBrun

    NEW YORK -- Thursday was seen by some members on both sides as the biggest day of the lockout, a potential make-or-break moment in a contentious, arduous impasse that has already caused huge costs to the NHL and NHLPA in revenue and in fan support. ...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  12. Real negotiations have finally started

    Pierre LeBrun

    NEW YORK -- Shhhhh... Amid the amazing buzz of a U.S. presidential election on Tuesday night, tucked away in a secret location in New York City, the NHL and NHL Players' Association met for seven-plus hours and agreed to meet again on Wednesday. ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  13. CBA talks not as dire as it appears

    Pierre LeBrun

    TORONTO -- Everyone take a deep breath. It's not over yet. Far from it. Just as many fans got too excited Tuesday -- perhaps because the NHL injected some adrenaline into a stagnant negotiation with a surprise offer -- some people were ready ...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  14. NHL offers players 50-50 split in hockey-related revenue

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL has offered its locked-out players a 50-50 split in hockey-related revenue, league commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2012
  15. NHL labor talks to resume Tuesday in Toronto

    Pierre LeBrun

    Labor talks between the NHL and the locked-out players' association will resume Tuesday in Toronto, league deputy commissioner Bill Daly told

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  16. It's Groundhog Day in CBA negotiations

    Pierre LeBrun

    And so we have reached the predictable yet significant boiling point in this already tiring NHL lockout. Oh, there will be more to come, but Tuesday's pointed comments from negotiators on both sides signified the first real point of exasperation f...

    Blog | October 02, 2012