CHICAGO - MAY 03: Commissioner Gary Bettman of the National Hockey League speaks at a press conference before the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Vancouver Canucks in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on May 3, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Yesterday saw the NHLPA's proposal for the first time. As the links below will show you, the two are still far apart on labor negotiations but a sense of positivity has come from what was said yesterday. One source even claiming the NHL were "intrigued" by what was presented to them. Still no word from the NHL on where they stand with the new proposal.
Links after the jump...
Countdown To Coyotes Preseason: 41 Days - Five For Howling
Carl continues the countdown to Coyotes Preseason with a look back at the role the number 41 has played in Coyotes history.
Could Jonathan Cheechoo find traction with the Phoenix Coyotes? - Five For Howling
Could Jonathan Cheechoo get his mojo back in the desert?
Report: Red Wings "have inquired" about Keith Yandle | ProHockeyTalk
Detroit reportedly looks into options outside of Jay Bouwmeester.
Civic Center abutter asks Portland planners to rescind approval of $33M renovation project — Portland — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine
Extreme Makeover: Portland Pirates' Home edition
News From Around the Hockey World
Don Fehr - CBA Negotiations - August 14th - YouTube
*Raw Video* Don Fehr addresses the media following August 14th's CBA negotiations meeting and NHLPA alternate proposal presentation.
Free Agent Freeze - The Hockey News
CBA talks effecting not only the NHL players but free agents
NHL-CHL transfer agreement reportedly expired: Junior players could become AHL eligible? - Broad Street Hockey
A report claims that the transfer agreement between the NHL and CHL has expired. The expiration would allow Major Junior level players to play in the American Hockey League.
The Hockey News 2012-13 NHL regular season predictions: No. 10 - The Hockey News
The Hockey News takes a crack at predicting this season's outcome, lol
Iron Maiden Eddie Returns on Chris Mason's New Nashville Mask - The Goalie Magazine - InGoalMag.com
UP THE IRONS! (s/t to Blabbermouth)
The Final Howl
It’s okay that you don’t give a damn about the CBA negotiations | Backhand Shelf | Blogs | theScore.com
Justin Bourne breaks down the CBA negotiations for the common man