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A New Nhl Season And Some Rule Changes, Richard C. Crepeau Oct 2005

A New Nhl Season And Some Rule Changes, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

The return of the National Hockey League last week was one of those events easily lost amidst the start of baseball's playoffs, the heating up of the college football season, and the occasional game of interest in the National Football League. For those who did notice, it was a time for celebration and thanksgiving.


The Nhl's Lost Season, Richard C. Crepeau Feb 2005

The Nhl's Lost Season, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

As demonstrated yesterday with the sad attempt to resurrect the hockey season, the differences between owners and players is greater than a few million dollars of salary cap or the personalities of Gary Bettman and Bob Goodenow. As usual the press oversimplified things and any number of people, including Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux, fell for their lazy analysis. This is a war, not a collective bargaining process.


The Nhl Lockout, Richard C. Crepeau Oct 2004

The Nhl Lockout, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

One of the most exciting times in the sports calendar comes when baseball is into playoffs and moving toward the World Series, the NFL and college football are beginning to hit stride and pick up the levels of excitement, and then as with frosting on the cake the NHL and the NBA open their seasons. Mid-October carries a special excitement when all these sports are going at once.