PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 22: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during Round One of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 22, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Late last night we learned that a lockout could potentially violate Quebec Labor Laws. This is coming from the fact that the NHLPA isn't recognized as a certified union by the Quebec Labour Board, and only workers represented by a certified union can be locked out. What does that mean for a lockout? Who knows. It could mean nothing, especially since similar restrictions don't exist in most of the other places where teams play.
Today is also the day of the Coyotes Open House at Jobing.com Arena. You can purchase ticket plans and walk around the arena from 5:30-9:00 pm.
Countdown To Coyotes Preseason: 15 Days - Five For Howling
Just 15 days remain until the Phoenix Coyotes are scheduled to face the Los Angeles Kings at Jobing.com Arena to open the preseason. The number 15 is worn by the hard-working faceoff specialist, Boyd Gordon.
Among NHL Goalies, Is Mike Smith Under the Most Pressure to Succeed?
With so many goalies facing new pressures in 2012-13, could Phoenix's Mike Smith be under the most intense scrutiny?
News From Around the Hockey World
Jack Todd: Unsigned Subban is a victim of suddenly stingy NHL owners | Montreal Gazette
P.K. Subban is one of many players who haven't signed yet.
Can the Quebec Labour Board stop the lockout? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
An interesting situation.
Players tout help for smaller markets | Nashville Predators
The NHLPA proposed an "industry Growth Fund" which would help less profitable teams.
The Final Howl
Spin-o-rama shootout controversy ends New Zealand’s championship game (VIDEO) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Spin-o-ramas in shootouts continue to be controversial.