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  1. Time for a little escrow talk (just a little)

    Pierre LeBrun

    Who feels like a little escrow talk? Zzzzzz. Nevertheless, I forge onward. The NHL and NHL Players' Association agreed this week to withhold 10 percent of each player's paycheck this season and put it into the escrow fund. If players' com...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  2. Talks going from embarrassing to worse

    Pierre LeBrun

    NEW YORK -- The most embarrassing work stoppage in the history of pro sports has found a way once again to show it might also be the most irrational ever of its kind. A week that produced the most movement in the entire process, proposals and coun...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  3. NHL offer boosts contract-length limit, player source says

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL has made a new proposal to the NHL Players' Association with time ticking toward a canceled season, the league confirmed Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  4. Worlds craze will heat up without NHL

    Pierre LeBrun

    The IIHF world junior championship in Ufa, Russia, is taking center stage in the hockey world over the holidays even more than usual thanks to the NHL lockout. Hockey-starved fans in North America need a fix and finally got it with Canada and the ...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  5. 10 ways for NHL to recover from lockout

    Pierre LeBrun

    Let's look ahead to the moment when this abominable, revolting and shameful NHL lockout finally ends. Whether that's this season or next, who knows at this point? But either way, the road to win back the hearts of fans will be a long one. Wi...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  6. 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
  7. NHL, NHLPA waiting for the other to move

    Pierre LeBrun

    Steve Fehr and Bill Daly touched based Tuesday in a short phone call, and I wonder if it wasn't for any reason other than to be able to tell us inquiring media types that they touched base for the first time since last Friday. I'm joking. Kind of....

    Blog | December 18, 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. Hint of disclaimer clever move by players

    Pierre LeBrun

    A week that produced zero progress at least produced en eye-catching storyline before the weekend arrived. The NHL Players' Association sent a strong message to the NHL when news broke Friday that the players' executive board voted unanimously in ...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  10. You have got to be kidding me

    Pierre LeBrun

    NEW YORK -- What should have been a fairly doable mathematical adjustment this past summer has transformed into perhaps the most ridiculous labor impasse in the history of pro sports. Honestly, I can't wrap my head around this one. Are the owne...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  11. Sidney Crosby of Pittsburgh Penguins says Europe still possible

    Pierre LeBrun

    The possibility of Sidney Crosby embarking on a European hockey odyssey is becoming more realistic with each passing day of the NHL lockout.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  12. NHL lockout -- Players Association updates Canadian Parliament on...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL Players' Association sent a letter to members of Canadian Parliament earlier this week updating them on the status of the NHL lockout.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  13. The damage this time will be permanent

    Pierre LeBrun

    TORONTO -- Who blinks first? Still no bargaining talks on tap and the clock ticks away toward Armageddon as the NHL lockout reached Day 61 Thursday. The third paycheck went by the wayside Thursday for 700-plus players who are obviously feeling ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  14. NHL, NHL Players' Association can't agree to meet

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL and NHL Players' Association can't agree to meet at this point.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  15. NHLPA unaware that league general managers talked with players ab...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL Players' Association was not informed last week when the NHL gave its 30 general managers a 48-hour window to answer questions directly from players regarding the league's labor proposal.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  16. NHL cannot afford to lose another season

    Pierre LeBrun

    One month ago, the NHL lockout predictably began. Just when its unpredictable end will arrive is an answer not even Gary Bettman nor Donald Fehr could confidently provide. And that's worrisome, of course. There has been zero traction in talks. ...

    Blog | October 15, 2012