6 Cities in 6 Days - Goaltending the key for Maple Leafs

The dark cloud that has hovered over Air Canada Centre and the Toronto Maple Leafs for the past three seasons appears to be lifting. Brian Burke insists his team will contend for a playoff spot and early indications are he may be right. The Maple Leafs return to the post-season hinges on goaltending. ...more

Dreger: Horcoff feels Paul Kelly decision made too quickly

Edmonton Oilers veteran centre Shawn Horcoff says he stands by the boards decision to fire Paul Kelly, regardless of whether he believes it was the right thing to do or not, but as a member of the NHLPA's 30 player executive board, who participated in the marathon meetings leading up to Kelly's firing, Horcoff admits feeling pressure from the PA's advisory board and interim ombudsman, Buzz Hargrove. ...more

Dreger: Crosby, Blake seek information on Kelly's firing

Reaction to Paul Kelly's firing as executive director of the NHLPA continues, more than two weeks after his early morning dismissal in a Chicago boardroom. NHL player agents J.P. Barry and Pat Brisson of CAA Hockey have tried to make sense of Kelly's fall, specifically the process in which it unfolded, to help the players they represent understand the sudden change in union leadership. ...more

Healy's resignation highlights explosive day for NHLPA

An explosive day for the NHLPA began with published reports saying Paul Kelly read confidential minutes of a June meeting in which his leadership was criticized. And it got hotter with Glenn Healy's resignation as director of player affairs and the reasons behind his quitting the union, including what he says was criticism of retired superstars Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux. ...more

NHLPA fires executive director Paul Kelly

After less than two years on the job, Paul Kelly has been fired as executive director of the National Hockey League Players' Association. The decision was made by the NHLPA's executive board, made up of 30 NHL player reps following several hours of meetings in Chicago. ...more

Dreger: NHLPA boss Kelly may be challenged as leader

NHLPA executive director Paul Kelly, who has been on the job less than two years, is facing intense scrutiny according to union sources and his status may be challenged when the Players' Association's 30-member executive committee convenes Sunday and Monday in Chicago at a regularly scheduled meeting. ...more

Lightning's Barrie provides NHL with proof of funds

Len Barrie supplied the National Hockey League with a letter of credit showing he has the funds to maintain his ownership stake in the Tampa Bay Lightning. When contacted by TSN, Barrie said he wasn't able to comment on future ownership but he was very pleased with his meeting with Gary Bettman. ...more

Dreger: NHL takes issue with Hudler's KHL move

Jiri Hudler remains property of the Detroit Red Wings and therefore the recent contract he signed in the KHL is being contested. The NHL has approached both the IIHF and KHL, seeking their intervention. According to the NHL, Hudler is contractually obligated to the Red Wings for next season. ...more

Dreger: As expected, Burke adds toughness to Maple Leafs

General Manager Brian Burke and the Toronto Maple Leafs ticked a lot of boxes on their wish list on the opening day of free agency. They wanted to get bigger, tougher and add a legitimate heavyweight, and they did that with the signing of Colton Orr and Mike Komisarek. ...more

Dreger: Sedins facing reality they may be done in Vancouver

Henrik and Daniel Sedin are facing the reality they may have to leave the only NHL city they have ever called home. The Sedins' agent, JP Barry, will spend the next few days in Sweden preparing the 28-year old twins for their next step, unrestricted free agency. ...more

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