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The Boston Bruins acquired Jaromir Jagr from the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, hoping the 10th-leading goal scorer in NHL history can improve their shaky offense even at age 41.
Amid a 48-game season in which perhaps only three to five teams are out of playoff contention, Wednesday might not be as active a trading environment. It also doesn't help that a few big names are already gone.
In D.C., we're beginning to assemble a collection of players across all the major pro sports who would be welcome to stay here as long as they desired. But how realistic is that? The message: don't get too attached.
Ted Leonsis denied the idea that he was a "hardliner" during collective bargaining negotiations and said the NHL lockout was worth it for the changes that came from it.
No one knows exactly how to prepare or what will happen in a lockout-shortened season with shootouts and three-point games. No one knows whether the teams that are supposed to be great, like the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers, will live up to it with everything thrown out of whack.
NHL owners and players have met in big groups. They've held smaller sessions. They're tried federal mediators.
The cast of characters in the ongoing NHL labor saga is about to get a bit of a makeover, at least for one day.
Traditional labor talks have made little progress in the ongoing NHL lockout, so the league and the players' association are going to try something different in an attempt to save the season that is slipping away.
Lawyers Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames players are trying to have the NHL lockout declared illegal under Alberta law.
Lawyers for players on the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames are trying to have the NHL lockout declared illegal under Alberta law.
While the NHL and its players now agree on what qualifies as hockey-related revenue, the two sides still haven't figured out how to split up the money the sport generates.
As hockey prepared for its first work stoppage since the 2004-05 season was wiped out, the NHL Players Association planned to challenge a lockout before the labor board in Quebec.
Benjamin Franklin made it famous that nothing in life can be certain except death and taxes. So even as the NHL schedule was released Thursday, there's no guarantee it'll play out as scheduled.
Roughly two years ago, the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils were the finalists in the free-agent market battle for Ilya Kovalchuk.
Calgary Flames center Olli Jokinen has undergone surgery on a torn abdominal muscle.