A Lawyer Walks Into a Sports Arena…

Lawsuits against Madison Square Garden or one of its entities might now be met with a temporary ban from events. Image of MSG welcoming fans it hasn't banned – NBC.com Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corporation (“MSG”) is the business that owns the popular Madison Square Garden, Radio City, Beacon Theater, and Chicago Theater venues. The... Continue Reading →

Habs’ Logan Mailloux: A Deserved Second Chance or One Chance Too Many?

(Photo via Ivanoh Demers/Radio-Canada) Lost among several recent, unfortunate stories of sexual misconduct throughout the hockey world, Logan Mailloux signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens earlier this month. The Habs controversially selected Mailloux 31st overall in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, after Mailloux withdrew his name from the Draft. Mailloux was convicted... Continue Reading →

“O (No) Canada”: Hockey Canada in Crisis Over Poor Handling of Sexual Assault Allegations

            In the last 24 hours, Hockey Canada has lost multiple major sponsors, at least one of which is permanent, ahead of the 2022-2023 season due to continued concerns from the companies regarding the federations handling of recent sexual assault allegations.             In May 2022, it was reported that Hockey Canada, the governing body of... Continue Reading →

Judge Declares Pittsburgh’s “Jock Tax” For Professional Athletes Unconstitutional

[1] Last week, Allegheny County Judge Christine Ward struck down a fee levied by the City of Pittsburgh against visiting professional athletes’ wages, calling the fee an unconstitutional tax under Pennsylvania law.[2] The fee was originally challenged in court in November 2019, spearheaded by three athletes, including New York Islanders right-winger Kyle Palmieri, former Pittsburgh... Continue Reading →

Alexandra Mandrycky Marks 6th Woman Promoted to Assistant GM in Historic Year for NHL

(Image via NHL) Last week, the Seattle Kraken promoted Alexandra Mandrycky, the club’s former Director of Hockey Strategy and Research, to the position of Assistant General Manager. Mandrycky highlights a barrier-breaking year in which six women have been promoted to Assistant GM positions across the league. Mandrycky’s roots are in analytics, making her the first... Continue Reading →

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