NHL Finally Takes Ownership of Phoenix Coyotes

By Dan Canavan After obtaining approval from Bankruptcy Judge Redfield T. Baum, the NHL officially became the owner of your Phoenix Coyotes on November 2, 2009.  After a series of bankruptcy setoffs and other creditor transactions, the NHL paid approximately $140 million for the Coyotes.  The NHL and the other 29 clubs will shoulder the […]

Dan Canavan Joins The Hockey Writers

Dan Canavan, contributing editor and hockey expert for Connecticut Sports Law, is expanding his writing beyond legal issues in hockey and is now covering the Carolina Hurricanes for The Hockey Writers.  Here’s an excerpt from Dan’s latest post on goaltender Cam Ward’s contract extension: While Ward’s yearly $6.3 million average salary is second only to squad […]