The effect of the NHL's CBA on European players and international ice-hockey

NHL IIHF
By Ryan Lake

Since the start of the National Hockey League (NHL) in 1917, the league has consistently attracted the best and most talented players from around the world. While the NHL has long been the premier hockey league in the world, they are cognizant of the fact that other leagues have been gaining momentum and popularity throughout the world. In an effort to ensure that NHL clubs retain the most talented players, the NHL recently extended the club exclusive rights period for European players who are selected in the NHL draft.

Continue reading this article...

Register with your email and password
Already a member? Sign in

Get access to all of the expert analysis and commentary at LawInSport including articles, webinars, conference videos and podcast transcripts.  Find out more here.

No video selected.

Related Articles

About the Author

Ryan Lake

Ryan Lake

Ryan is an American attorney at Lake Law Group, LLC and a sports consultant at Beyond the Playbook. He works extensively on ice hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball and Olympic movement issues. Ryan is also an Adjunct Professor at St. John’s University School of Law.

  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.

Courses

Legal Advisors

Upcoming Events

There are no up-coming events

Copyright © LawInSport Limited 2010 - 2021. These pages contain general information only. Nothing in these pages constitutes legal advice. You should consult a suitably qualified lawyer on any specific legal problem or matter. The information provided here was accurate as of the day it was posted; however, the law may have changed since that date. This information is not intended to be, and should not be used as, a substitute for taking legal advice in any specific situation. LawInSport is not responsible for any actions taken or not taken on the basis of this information. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.