Some Reads

Hurricane Sandy Hits Home for Nick Fotiu

| David M Singer

Nick Fotiu saddened over devastation to his hometown of Staten Island Not much has ever scared Nick Fotiu. It’s hard to shake someone driven enough to find his way from the Berry Houses in Dongan… Read more

Fred Shero Deserves to Be in the Hockey Hall of Fame

| David M Singer

Shero was one for the ages The pictures and binders also serve as a reminder, in these days leading up to the annual Hockey Hall of Fame celebration in Toronto, of the ongoing injustice that… Read more

Adam Oates Talks About His Career and Today’s Game

| David M Singer

Oates reflects on full NHL career Let’s start this discussion about the newest member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, Adam Oates, with this: Don’t ever feel bad for him because he didn’t win a… Read more

Mike Cammalleri Pranks Paul Bissonnette

| David M Singer

BizNasty: Prank victim Paul Bissonnette, aka BizNasty, of the Phoenix Coyotes is no stranger to pranks, but he’s usually the one pulling them off. That changed during the recent BioSteel camp in Aurora, Ontario when… Read more

Marty McSorley and Pa Gretzky Expect an NHL Season

| David M Singer

NHL alumni: Puck will drop But McSorley, a former NHLPA representative during negotiations with the league in the early 1990s, warns that people shouldn’t get too excited about deadlines. “Deadlines mean nothing. Deadlines are to… Read more

NHLPA Stance Detailed by Don Fehr

| David M Singer

Donald Fehr explains players’ side in NHL labour dispute QMI: Were you very disappointed in what happened Thursday and the way the meeting transpired? FEHR: “I try to not get excited and not get disappointed.… Read more

NHL Dismisses Three Proposals From NHLPA

| David M Singer

NHL and NHLPA brake off talks; Bettman says its a step back Bettman said following the meeting that none of the offers “even began to approach 50-50” and said he’s concerned that it’s a step… Read more

NHLPA Not Jumping at NHL’s Latest Proposal

| David M Singer

McKenzie: NHL proposal wasn’t met with great enthusiasm “Simply put, the owners’ new proposal, while not quite as Draconian as their previous proposals, still represents enormous reductions in player salaries and individual contracting rights. As… Read more

Aaron Boogaard Joins Wichita Despite Past Experience

| David M Singer

Boogaard joins Thunder in shadow of brother’s death According to Boogaard, a small number of Thunder fans made verbal and non-verbal references to his brother during the series, prompting mild complaints by Boogaard via social… Read more

NHL Offers Deal to Still Play Full Season

| David M Singer

NHL puts offer on the table for NHL Players Association The NHL put a new offer on the bargaining table for the NHL Players’ Association on Tuesday morning, which includes a 50/50 split of hockey-related… Read more