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NHL, Union Skirt Major Economic Issues

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL and the players’ association met for a third straight day Sunday, and again avoided the troublesome money issues that are fueling the ongoing lockout.

93-7 The Fan–10/01/2012

Sidney Crosby

Sid Says Timely Season “Not Looking Great”

NEW YORK CITY (93-7 THE FAN) — Sidney Crosby’s rookie season immediately followed the last NHL work stoppage. After a summer of skating completely pain- and concussion symptom-free, another potential lockout threatens his efforts to play like “Sid The Kid” again.

93-7 The Fan–09/14/2012

Gary Bettman

NHL, Union To Resume Negotiations

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL and the players’ association will resume negotiations on Wednesday in an effort to avoid a lockout this weekend.


CONSOL Energy Center during Pens playoff game

NHL Labor Talks On Hold During Quiet Weekend

NEW YORK (AP) After the first face-to-face meeting in a week between the NHL and the players’ association, the sides spent a relatively quiet weekend apart as the clock ticks down toward another potential lockout.

93-7 The Fan–09/10/2012

Gary Bettman

NHL Awaits Union Response To ‘Significant’ Counteroffer

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL and NHLPA remained at an impasse in the latest round of collective bargaining talks as the deadline for a lockout looms.

93-7 The Fan–08/29/2012

Gary Bettman

NHL Makes Another Proposal To Players

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL issued a new proposal to the players’ association Tuesday as a lockout looms next month. And at least one side is happy about it.

93-7 The Fan–08/29/2012

Gary Bettman

NHL Labor Talks To Resume

TORONTO (AP) NHL labor talks are set to resume with a wide gap remaining and time running out to avoid a potential lockout.

93-7 The Fan–08/22/2012

NHL Negotiations Hit a Critical Fork in Road

TORONTO (AP) The first truly tense moments of the NHL’s collective bargaining negotiations have arrived.

93-7 The Fan–08/17/2012

Bettman: ‘Wide Gap’ Remains in NHL Labor Talks

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said the two sides are “still apart, far apart,” and “not on the same page,” in making his first public comments since having a chance to read through the NHLPA’s offer.

93-7 The Fan–08/16/2012

Gary Bettman

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Previews 2012 Draft

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman joined the Fan Morning Show on Friday to celebrate the world of hockey coming to Pittsburgh this weekend for the NHL Draft.

93-7 The Fan–06/22/2012

CONSOL Energy Center

2012 NHL Draft Coming To Pittsburgh

(93-7 The FAN/AP) — Official word came on Thursday that for the second time, the Penguins will host the NHL Draft.

93-7 The Fan–10/28/2011

Joe Morrow

NHL Expected To Confirm Rumors That Draft Is Coming To Pittsburgh

An official announcement is expected today to confirm rumors that the 2012 NHL Entry Draft will be held in Pittsburgh this summer.


Gary Bettman

NHL Commissioner Talks Sid, Safety, & Upcoming Season

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman joins Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Vinnie and Cook for his traditional season-opening visit, and he tells us how the league has been coping without Sidney Crosby.

93-7 The Fan–10/04/2011

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Possible NHL Realignment?

Does Garry Bettman and the NHL plan on changing to a four-division league instead of the current six?


Matt Cooke, Fedor Tyutin

Puck Talk with Popchock: Pens, NHL Must Address Mirror

93.7 The Fan’s hockey commentator firmly believes Matt Cooke and the Penguins got what they deserved for Sunday’s embarrassing incident, but the NHL doesn’t deserve a free pass either.

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2011