Late Wednesday the National Hockey League announced that Austin Watson of the Nashville Predators would be suspended all of the preseason action and 27 games in the regular season. Now just in case you've forgotten all about Austin Watson and what's been going on, let's refresh your memory. Watson was arrested back in June after … Continue reading Nashville Predators’ Austin Watson Suspension Announced
It seems that more frequently there are news stories coming out about professional athletes (and coaches) with crimes against women whether they be domestic violence related or sexual assault related, so I have a radical idea on how to curb these actions, fire them. I know it seems like an extreme action, but aren't you … Continue reading A Radical Idea
Nashville Predators forward Auston Watson pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charge of domestic assault which led the National Hockey League into launching an investigation into the case. Now the NHL doesn't have a set policy for players accused of domestic assault, unlike pretty much every other major North American professional leagues. Honestly it's a good … Continue reading The Case for the National Hockey League’s lack of a set Domestic Violence Policy
Friday Judge Susan Richard Nelson overseeing the National Hockey League concussion lawsuit denied two proposed class action lawsuits brought by former NHLers. In the 46 page ruling, Judge Nelson stated that the difference in state health monitoring laws would make it significantly difficult to manage the cases. Which given how many different states that NHL … Continue reading Former NHL Players Class Action Suit Hits Snag
It makes sense that NHL Free Agency started on Canada Day, ya know since it's essentially Canada's sport and boy did the day start off with a bang. So let's go through the more notable moves that happened yesterday. After what felt like forever, #TavaresWatch finally came to an end and did anyone else find … Continue reading NHL Free Agency Starts with a BANG
Yesterday the Hockey Hall of Fame released their 2018 inductees and while most of the names on the list are drawing praise, there is one name that is sparking outrage among former players and fans. That's right folks, current National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman has been named as an inductee to the HHOF. You're … Continue reading What is the Hockey Hall of Fame Thinking?
We've finally made it to Friday and to get you all caught up before your weekend plans, here is the top three headlines that you really need to know. Starting off with news coming out of the National Hockey League, Barry Trotz resigned from the Washington Capitals earlier this week but has found himself a … Continue reading Quick Hit Headlines: Barry Trotz Has a New Gig, NBA Draft Reaction, and Suspension News in the NFL