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Ottawa Senators Log

Senators move on to next round


The Ottawa Senators won their first round series against the Montreal Canadians tonight, 4 games to 1, with a 5-1 victory. The higher seeded, and heavily favored, Sens didn’t have too much trouble the inter-country rival. Left winger Cory Conacher paced the Senators with 2 goals tonight, and that was enough to overcome the weak shooting Canadians. The rest of his team…

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NHL Teams

No More Hockey in 2012


The NHL has canceled all regular season games through the end of the year. At this point, the soonest we could see the players back on ice will be in 2013. When a deal seemed probable just last week it seems that both the players association and league are back to square one. Progress seems to be made in the…

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NHL Shield - Collective Fans

NHL Rejects Players’ Current Offer


Talks between the National Hockey League and the NHLPA have stalled.  According to the Associated Press, Union executive director Donald Fehr began the first of his two news conferences Thursday night by proclaiming he believed the sides had agreed on key issues such as revenue, and then found out that the NHL rejected everything that the Players Association had offered.  The “make-whole” provision on existing contracts…

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NHL Shield - Collective Fans

Black Friday: NHL Cancels Games Through December 14th


Well, pro hocket fans, the National Hockey League has announced a cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through December 14.  The 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend (Jan. 26-27 in Columbus OH) has also been cancelled.  The cancellations are due to the lack of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association.  A total of 422 regular-season games…

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NHL Shield - Collective Fans

NHLPA and League $182 Million Apart on 5 Year Deal


The NHL and its players association have reportedly made progress toward ending the league’s 67-day lockout during their meetings in New York on Wednesday.  The NHLPA proposed a five-year deal that would set Dec. 1 as the start date to a 68-game season.  NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr estimated that there is a $182 million gap between the players’ latest…

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Wayne Simmonds

Czech fans taunt Flyers’ Wayne Simmonds with racist chants


Philadelphia Flyers Wayne Simmonds recently signed with Liberec of the Czech Extraliga last week, in his third game with the team on Sunday the team traveled to Chomutov.  In the third periord Wayne mixed it up with Chomutov’s Miroslav Zalesak, after the scrum some Chomutov fans started to chant “opice” at Simmonds, which translates to “monkey” in English. Aware of…

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NHL Lockout

NHL Players need to go back to work


Like all sports fans, I hate lockouts and strikes. This lockout with the NHL right now has gone through a few stages. First it was humorous. No one really cared back in the Summer when the owners were threatening to lock out the players. It was baseball season and NFL training camps were in high gear. No one cared about…

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