QMJHL Clamps Down on Fighting in Exchange for Government Relief Money
On its second try in two weeks, the Quebec League managed to increase its fighting penalties. The payoff? $20 million in pandemic relief from the Quebec government.
Quebec Government Has Unique Chance to KO Fighting in Jr. Hockey
Lawmakers in Quebec have been asked to give the QMJHL $20 million in pandemic relief, but wants the league to reduce fighting. That's not enough. A government should want to see fighting eliminated. Full stop.
More explosive and shocking allegations against junior hockey in newly filed lawsuit
“These are systemic issues that have been in place for quite a while. There has been a good deal of knowledge in the hockey world that abuses are taking place. And to this day, we have the leagues being very slow to respond to these types of abuse," says the lawyer representing the plaintiffs
Former players made a point in CHL wage lawsuit, but junior hockey dodged a major bullet
The minimum-wage lawsuit against the Canadian Hockey League that has been playing out since 2014 reached a $30 million settlement on Friday, but any current and future players are exempt from benefitting from it.