Dave Winfield, Frank Thomas, David Cone, Bobby Bonilla and incoming union head Tony Clark attended the funeral as well.
Former NHL defenseman Mathieu Schneider, special assistant to NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr, said a “clear majority” of players supported grandfathering visors.
The You Can Play Project will conduct seminars at the NHL’s rookie symposium and make its resources and personnel available to teams. Players will be able to seek counseling or ask questions regarding sexual orientation.
The lockout finally ended Saturday night following another tough negotiation that nearly delayed training camps even longer.
NHL players are ready to go back to work, but the lockout isn’t over yet. The owners and union now must sign a memorandum of understanding before training camps can open.
The window to win a Stanley Cup Championship is once again open for the Rangers.
Hockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice.
Lockout issues tend to be complicated. Here’s a closer look at the issues keeping the sides from reaching an agreement.
If there is going to be a hockey season, the NHL and the players’ association can’t afford many more days like this.
After a long night of talks, the NHL and the union are returning to negotiations — just later than expected.
The NHL and the players’ association met deep into Wednesday night after the union made its second counteroffer of the week in an effort to end the season-long lockout.
The NHL and the union are back at the bargaining table and seem determined to work toward a deal to save the hockey season.
If there had been no lockout this year, this would have been the biggest and best of the outdoor events that the NHL has presented.
After two days of questions and answers, the NHL and the players’ association now need to figure out if they are ready to bargain again in what could be a last chance to save the hockey season.
The league and the players’ association spent much of Saturday talking to each other via conference call. The conversations were strictly for the purpose of sharing information regarding the new contract offer.