Eric Macramalla


Legal look: Semyon Varlamov, assault and deportation

Avalanche goaltender has been charged with third degree assault in Colorado. Lawyer Eric Macramalla looks at the potential ramifications including deportation.

Helmet-removal rule: What it means today and moving forward

It didn't take long for players to find a way around Rule 46.6, penalizing them for removing helmets for a fight. The rule still needs work.

Bill Daly discusses the lockout, the Olympics, and concussions

Eric Macramalla recently sat down with NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly to discuss key issues the NHL faces in the future for its survival

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin making strides on ice and balance sheet

It's still early. That being said, for Montreal Canadiens fans, there is cause for optimism. Things seem to be headed in the right direction.

Scott Gomez expulsion: Grounds for NHLPA grievance?

Is the Montreal Canadiens' decision to send Scott Gomez home grounds for an NHLPA grievance? Sports lawyer Eric Macramalla explains.

Legal look: Saints bounty decision and what it means

Legal expert Eric Macramalla digs deep into Paul Tagliabue's legal decision to vacate all player punishment in the Bountygate case and explains what it really means for the league, the players and the possibility of further litigation.

NHL lockout: Why Donald Fehr shouldn't have put offer to vote

If Donald Fehr were to bring a proposal to the players that does not meet his approval it may be seen as an admission of failure on his part.

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