Saturday , April 29 2017
Home / Tag Archives: nhl (page 4)

Tag Archives: nhl

Sports Law Links

Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to. This week’s edition features all four major sports, the NCAA, sports gambling, and more on the FIFA scandal.

Read More »

Sports Law Links

Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to. This week’s edition features the Deflategate Wells Report headlines, A-Rod’s bonus dispute, MayPac lawsuits, and fantasy sports gambling.

Read More »

Sports Law Links – NHL, Gambling, International

This week, The Sports Esquires are providing you daily Sports Law Links to catch you up on the biggest headlines in sports law. Today we cover the survival of the NHL concussion litigation, the growing momentum behind sports betting, and some of the interesting sports law headlines around the world. NHL …

Read More »

Sports Law Links

Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to. In this week’s edition: MLS CBA negotiations continue, the UNC academic scandal gets worse, and Adrian Peterson’s suspension is overturned.

Read More »

Sports Law Links

Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to. In this week’s Sports Law Links: rugby and marathons make appearances, more Penn State wrangling, a new NHL concussion suit, and the MLS labor dispute.

Read More »

Sports Law Links

Each week, the Sports Esquires round up the top stories to keep you informed about the world of sports law. Here’s what happened last week in the world of sports law:

Read More »

Sports Law Links

Each week, the Sports Esquires round up the top stories to keep you informed about the world of sports law. Here's what happened last week in the world of sports law:

Read More »

New Rules for 2014-2015 Season: A Sign the NHL Still Looking To Boost Scoring

During the offseason, the NHL announced a number of rule changes that will take effect for the 2014-15 season. While these changes are mainly minor tweaks to current rules, they will have some effect on the play this season and will inevitably cause some unlucky team’s fans frustration after a late loss. With the NHL season starting this week, let’s take a moment to quickly review the most important changes.

Read More »

Two More Concussion Lawsuits for the NHL – What’s Next?

Last month, two more lawsuits were filed by former NHL players against the NHL alleging that the NHL failed to take adequate steps to protect players from the dangers of concussions and actively encouraged violence in the game in order to increase league revenues. With multiple class action lawsuits now filed against the NHL, the obvious comparison for most sports fans will be to the concussion litigation that the NFL faced beginning in 2011. So far, many of the arguments made by the former NHL players are similar to the arguments made by former NFL players. However, there are a number of differences between the two sports and leagues and how they have each addressed the concussion issue over the past decade. In the complaints filed against the NHL, it is apparent that some of the differences between the NHL and NFL could lead to very different results for the NHL litigation.

Read More »