Archive for September, 2012

Edmonton Oilers Arena Saga Continues

September 29, 2012

Tweet So it appears that the notion of the Seattle Oilers was but a ploy by Oilers’ owner Daryl Katz to get the city of Edmonton to take note that a new arena deal needs to get done as building costs continue to rise the longer it takes to finalize a deal.  The Oilers deal […]

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Seattle Oilers? Wait Just A Minute

September 25, 2012

Tweet A while back, The Hockey Fanatic listed Seattle as the #4 city in North America that deserved an NHL franchise.  However we did find it interesting that Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz was in Seattle yesterday meeting with officials who are building a new arena in the Seattle area.  An arena that locals believe […]

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NHL Lockout 2012: Frustration Building?

September 21, 2012

Tweet So we are roughly one week into the NHL’s lockout of the NHLPA.  We sense that there is some frustration building as the two sides have yet to meet for a quality bargaining session since talks broke off.  This is bargaining?  I think people give both Donald Fehr and Gary Bettman a little too […]

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NHL Lockout 2012: 30 Teams 30 Missed Opportunities

September 15, 2012

Tweet It is 6:30 am on a September Saturday morning.  The date is September 15, 2012.  The day Commissioner Gary Bettman has stated that if there was no new CBA in place the National Hockey League would lock their players out.  For hockey fans, the reality of yet another lockout is seventeen and a half […]

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NHL Lockout is Coming, So Is a Beer Lockout

September 14, 2012

Tweet Hockey fans are yet again getting the shaft.  Billionaire owners are looking to secure more profits, millionaire hockey players are looking to retain their wealth and 57% of hockey related revenue, yet the hockey fans continue to earn an honest days pay for in most cases some really hard, time consuming, unappreciated work.  Well […]

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