Sunday 19 January 2014

NHL Has Very Little Control Over Their Sport

“Celebrate The Game!” is displayed prominently across the webpage for ScotiaBank Hockey Day In Canada.  This is a major promotion for the CBC and the NHL and it was appropriate that the final game of the night showed the type of play that the league has ignored, tolerated and supported.  Vancouver and Calgary waited an entire 2 seconds after the opening face-off to give us “Slapshot 2014”.

Wednesday 1 January 2014

It’s Not Part of the Game – Second Anniversary

On January 1, 2012, at 12:56 PM, I published my first article on this blog.  If you merely look at the status quo in the NHL you may not think much has changed.  But I believe that over the past 24 months there has been tremendous progress in removing fighting from hockey.