labour disputes

Despite dropping salary cap, Canucks have enviable options

News of gradual progress in the NHL collective bargaining talks continue to seep out, and one of the spicier nuggets this morning is the leagues proposal to grant two compliance buyouts per team...

NHL owners are at war with their own incompetence

The comic absurdity of the NHL lockout has reached new heights. If you still have the stomach for it, consider the following line of argument as it bleeds on into the future.  Throughout this...

With Winter Classic cancellation, NHL proves to be own worst enemy

The NHL leadership is after only one kind of agreement: one that involves the NHLPA begging on its hands and its knees.

NHL lockout is robbing Canucks fans of Sedins' finite superstardom

The mood around Vancouver with regard to the Canucks and how the NHL lockout effects them has been mixed, to say the least—the arguments full of caveat and asterisk and couched in maybes and what-ifs...