Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

NHL Schedules New Talks As Union Pessimism Mounts

TORONTO (AP) The NHL and its players’ union plan to resume bargaining Friday for the first time since the league’s lockout started, but the talks are to focus on non-core economic issues.

93-7 The Fan–09/25/2012

Sidney Crosby

Sneak Preview: Colony With Crosby

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Following an informal workout at Ice-O-Plex in Southpointe, the secondary home of the Penguins, captain Sidney Crosby sat down for a special one-on-one with 93.7 The Fan’s Jim Colony to discuss the NHL lockout, which enters its third full day Tuesday.

93-7 The Fan–09/18/2012

Gary Bettman

Shea-ved Ice: Lockout 2012, Here We Go Again

The day hockey fans have been dreading for years has arrived and our worst nightmares are about to be realized…again.


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

Penguins draft picks

Pens Sign Top Picks While CBA Deadline Looms

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — While Penguins management and Penguins players haggle over a new collective bargaining agreement that doesn’t look likely to come to fruition before a league-imposed Saturday night deadline, the team did go about the business of shoring up its blue line.

93-7 The Fan–09/13/2012

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.


James Neal

Pens Prepare For Further Labor Discussions

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Representatives of the Pittsburgh Penguins, including forwards Craig Adams and James Neal, and, according to the Tribune-Review’s Rob Rossi, captain Sidney Crosby, will join over 200 NHLPA members Wednesday and Thursday in New York to discuss their strategy as another NHL lockout looms.

93-7 The Fan–09/11/2012

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

(Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Talbot & Cooke Excited To Have Fehr As NHLPA Head

Talbot said, “I think he can bring some stability to the next two years and he’s one of the most experienced guys with any union

93-7 The Fan–12/20/2010

NHL & Union Reach New 4-Year Deal

TORONTO (AP) The NHL and the officials’ union have reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement just days before the opening of hockey’s regular season. The deal struck Monday is a four-year […]