Insanity in the Nation’s Capital: Is Jayson “Werth” $126 Million?

A lot of money was spent in Washington on Sunday, just not in the typical way. Admittedly, I haven't done a great job on posting here in recent months. But sometimes a story will come along that screams out to me, and I feel obligated to write about it. The

REJECTED: The NHL Takes a Stand

Ilya Kovalchuk was unarguably the biggest fish available in the National Hockey League's free agent sea this offseason. He is only 27 years old and has scored 40 or more goals in each season since the NHL lockout in 2004-05. Whatever club he signed with was likely to see an

Where Does the NHLPA Go From Here?

I don't know if this news has been getting much play in the United States, but it is certainly making headlines here in Canada. Early Monday morning at a hotel in Chicago, the National Hockey League Players' Association fired its Executive Director, Paul Kelly, after a little less than two

The Cost of Representing Your Country

Olympic training camps recently began for many hockey-playing nations. However, the chatter surrounding these camps kicked into high-gear a few weeks ago, via Twitter no less. Allan Walsh, a player agent who represents Martin Havlat among others, reported through his account that any player who was injured while participating in

What Exactly is the “Spirit of the CBA”?

In June, I wrote an article describing the future implications of the “decade deal” as I called it, on the National Hockey League. A player typically signs a deal longer than ten years for tens of millions of dollars. There are elements of risk and reward for each side. The