CHL commissioner David Branch thinks reducing import players to one may be the best route.
Archive for August, 2010
Like the best of the best hockey players don’t get paid enough by their NHL clubs, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland also wants a private jet to get them home to North America. What if, Holland posits, a player is in the gold-medal game on Sunday and has to be back in North
It feels like we’ll never get away from The Great Bodychecking Debate. We may finally see The Great Pumpkin before there’s an answer that will make everybody happy. When an expert like Dr. Mark Aubry stands up and says wait until the latest age possible to introduce it to hockey games, we should be listening.
Alleviating the cost of hockey could be as simple as eliminating the amount of bureaucracy in the game. During the Player Skill Development Initiatives session at the Molson Canadian World Hockey Summit, one minor hockey volunteer noted a bigger cost will hit us in the face very shortly. “The deterioration of facilities is a tsunami
Healthy players develop skills better than unhealthy players
At least one person is confident there’s no threat to the Olympic status of women’s hockey. Luckily, that person is Rene Fasel, president of the International Ice Hockey Federation. That’s a decent bit of power. “No, I don’t think there’s a threat,” he said following last night’s Hot Stove Sessions at the Molson Canadian World