Tag Archives: NHL Lockout

  • 15 Craziest NHL Contracts

    15 Craziest NHL Contracts

    Well, the NHL officially locked out the players over the weekend. Now the entire 2012-13 season is in jeopardy, just 7 years removed from the 2004-05 lockout that cost us an entire season. The great irony here, of course, is that the owners are complaining that they aren’t making enough money and demanding pay cuts […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 16th) – NHL Lockout

    This Day In Sports History (February 16th) – NHL Lockout

    It was on this day in 2005 that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman officially canceled the 2004-05 season.  This would mark the first time that a major North American sport would cancel an entire season due to a labor dispute.  It would also be the first year that the Stanley Cup was not awarded since 1919. […]

  • 9 Most Significant Strikes And Lockouts In Pro Sports History

    9 Most Significant Strikes And Lockouts In Pro Sports History

    With the current NBA lockout threatening to ruin the entire 2011-12 basketball season, we thought it might be a good time to provide a little historical perspective so you can more accurately determine the severity of the situation. Thus, today we bring you a list of the 9 most significant work stoppages in the history […]