NHL Lockout Coverage 2012

After months of stiffing fans, the NHL returns


Get out your amnesia dust and sprinkle it all over your beautiful face, because it's time to forget that the NHL and NHLPA have held your fandom hostage since September. NHL hockey is back and...

Tentative new CBA reached between NHL and NHLPA


NHL hockey is back after an eleventh hour agreement was reached between the NHL and NHLPA. We outline the details of the new CBA, thanks to the diligent work provided by our pals as Blueshirt Banter.

NHL Lockout: The Myth of 'Lost Livelihoods'


People complain that livelihoods are being lost to the NHL lockout. But are they really? Who exactly is getting the shaft as the lockout drags on?

Surviving the scrutiny


Fans best not act shocked when Evander Kane asks Jets' management to punch his ticket out of town.

Young, rich and black


In Winnipeg, you can be convicted of a DUI, no sweat. But if you're black and have money, suddenly we have an axe to grind.

Lockout: What are you doing with your free time?


Producers from the CBC have contacted all Canadian-based SB Nation hockey blogs in order to find out what fans are doing with their free time. The best stories will be selected for a documentary...

Why NHL owners hate capitalism


What if the NHL adopted a free-market system similar to that of European soccer?

Boogie with Stu returns in Florida!


Mark Stuart is playing with a Bogosian once more, as he joins Zach's older brother Aaron on the Florida Everblades of the ECHL. I know Florida isn't in Europe, but I'm not making an update article...

Instagram: Burmistrov longs for Ak Bars


Last week, Alexander Burmistrov posted pictures on Instagram which express his desire to return to Ak-Bars, Russia.

Cancelled Winnipeg Jets' games continue to mount


With the NHL cancelling regular season play up until December 30, there is little hope that fans will pack the MTS Centre again in 2012.


Mark Chipman "disappointed"; apologizes to fans


Minutes after Gary Bettman delivered an impassioned press conference stating the NHL's current CBA offer to the NHLPA was off the table, Winnipeg Jets' owner Mark Chipman released a public statement.


Did Gary Bettman have it planned this way all along?

Pardon my cynicism, but this hockey hissy-fit seems hokey. Orchestrated, if you will. By the owners. Think about it. Prior to this week, the two schoolyard bullies in the National...

An open letter to Winnipeg Jets' ownership


It's time for the moderate NHL owners to stand up and end the NHL lockout.

The NHL lockout and a lack of commitment


Fans shouldn't be surprised that a lack of commitment from both the league and the players union is what is driving the NHL ever closer to another lost season.

Is Winnipeg being bullied in the boardroom?


CSNNE's Joe Haggerty reports an incident which is to have taken place between Jets' brass and Boston Bruins' owner Jeremy Jacobs

Jets Euro Update: The Fantastic Fehr!


Eric Fehr and Blake Wheeler are lighting it up over in Europe as the lockout drags on in North America.


A trip to the Bell Centre: My most memorable fan experience

It happened while visiting friends in Montreal; they told me one night that we were going to tomorrow's hockey game. I'm American. My only thought was, "well, this will be neat, getting to see this...

Ondrej Pavelec signs with the Lahti Pelicans


Ondrej Pavelec has signed a 6 game contract with the Lahti Pelicans of SM-liiga (Finland).

Posturing, petulance and the NHL lockout


A fans perspective of the NHL lockout.

NHLPA stars play on campus, score Goals for Dreams


Team Ladd outlasted a late push from Team Stuart as both teams participated in a charity game which raised over $80,000.00 for The Dream Factory and The Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba.

Evander Kane, Dinamo Minsk part ways


Days after Ondrej Pavelec left Liberec, Evander Kane and Dinamo Minsk have parted ways. Kane becomes the third Jets' player in a week and a half to truncate their European season.

The Greatest (Street) Hockey Game of the Year


Recapping Tuesday's road hockey game with the help of photographer Colin Enquist.

Ondrej Pavelec's time with Liberec comes to an end


After an abysmal start to the season, Bílí Tygři Liberec and Ondrej Pavelec have parted ways. The next question becomes where the 26-year old netminder will next appear in action.

Tobias Enstrom terminates contract with Salzburg


Only weeks after singing with HC Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Hockey League, Tobias Enstrom has terminated his contract.

Jets Euro Update: Wheeler tossed for kneeing


11 players, 10 teams, 8 Countries and 5 Leagues. It's a lot to keep track of. Luckily, we've done the work for you.

Jets Players in Europe: Enstrom finds work


Tobias Enstrom and Eric Fehr have found work overseas, with Toby going to Red Bull Salzburg in Austria and Fehr joining HPK in Finland. Decent results for most players during this stretch,...

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