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Jeremy Jacobs

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Silverman: Stupidity, Thy Name Is Gary Bettman

Bettman may be the commissioner of the NHL, but he has never looked out for the best interests of his sport. He cares about hockey only as a business.

12/23/2012

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Silverman: President Obama Getting Annoyed By NHL Lockout

The president seemed quite annoyed that the lockout is still keeping the NHL from opening its doors to players and fans.

12/14/2012

NHL Players Association Executive Director Donald Fehr (L) and Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres (R) leave the Westin Times Square.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Like Santa, Don’t Believe In Peace Between NHL Owners And Players

The owners and players exited the conference room around 1 a.m. on Thursday morning with a new offer to consider, but no agreement. Maybe if this happened in say, September, there would be reason for optimism. But we’re running out of time.

12/06/2012

Video production crews move quickly to wire the newly arrived NHL podium for an upcoming press conference following a day of negotiations between the NHL and the Players Association at the Westin Times Square on Dec. 5, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Players, Owners Negotiate Deep Into The Night As Anticipation Builds

Very little information leaked out of the meeting room, but it is believed that each side submitted proposals to the other and spent lots of time apart discussing what was offered.

12/05/2012

Mark Chipman (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

NHL Labor Talks Continue With Owners, Players; Bettman, Fehr Not Present

With the lockout lingering into another week, the NHL labor talks are set to resume on Tuesday with owners and players scheduled to meet while a couple of key figures remain on the sidelines of the negotiations.

12/04/2012

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr  (credits: Jim Rogash (L), Chip Somodevilla (R) / Getty Images)

NHL, Players’ Association Swap Proposals In An Effort To Hold Off Imminent Lockout

The NHLPA, led by executive director Donald Fehr, made its presentation in the morning, but that was quickly dismissed by Commissioner Gary Bettman, who said it wasn’t much different from earlier offers.

09/12/2012