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SBD/May 16, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
NHL Confirms Two Outdoor Games At Yankee Stadium In January '14
Published May 16, 2013
WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT: In DC, Nathan Fenno wrote under the header, "Derek Boogaard Lawsuit Puts NHL On Notice." This is the league's "NFL moment," and that is "not a positive thing." The "go-to move for the NHL, like the NFL, will be to seek to remove the case to federal court, then argue, again, like the NFL, that the collective bargaining agreement pre-empts the lawsuit." That is a "powerful play." But the "potential for change in the NHL is written on every page of the lawsuit." Fenno: "Could this lead to an end to fighting?" (WASHINGTON TIMES, 5/13).