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NHL Expansion Roundtable: Las Vegas

Wayne Newton, the guys from The Hangover series and… the NHL? It’s been a long-debated topic since the NHL moved its annual awards show to Las Vegas in 2010 – […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 3 comments · The Business of Hockey
Nordiques fans have shown up at NHL rinks asking for a team to return to Quebec (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

NHL Expansion Roundtable: Quebec City

Expansion was the talk of the summer when news broke that the NHL was planning to move into four cities. For every reason you can possibly think of, this gripped […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 5 comments · The Business of Hockey
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Staying in the NHL: A Constant Struggle

Reality After years of training, practicing and playing hockey you finally made it into the NHL. Something that you believed may never come true finally has and now things can […]

by · September 28, 2014 · 0 comments · The Business of Hockey
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NHL Fights Do More Harm than Good

Debating about fighting in hockey is nothing new. There are those who believe it is an integral part of the game, that it helps protect players. This thought process is […]

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Homophobia in Hockey: Raising Awareness with Tommy Wingels

Having played through the college level (2013 grad), yours truly has been a part of a number of hockey locker rooms. When the media aren’t around, homophobic comments are still […]

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NHL Rule Changes Solve Nothing

Today the NHL announced various rule changes that will be implemented during the 2015 NHL season. Many of these changes were proposed by the Competition Committee during the Stanley Cup […]

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The Real NHL Expansion Markets Are in Europe

One of the hot topics in the NHL has been expansion, with rumors of Quebec, Seattle, Toronto and Las Vegas as potential cities. However, this thinking seems a bit too […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 12 comments · The Business of Hockey
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NHL: Most Competitive League in North America

It is a busy time for professional sports in North America. The race towards the playoffs in Major League Baseball is approaching as we near October. The National Football League […]

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What Does Your NHL Expansion Team Look Like?

The Vancouver Province reported NHL expansion to Las Vegas and Seattle as a “done deal” early last week and the hockey world has been a buzz about the notion ever […]

The insertion of Vegas into the NHL could create a divisional problem [photo: madlyinlovewithlife CC]

NHL Expansion in Las Vegas, Why it Can Work

According to reports the NHL will soon expand to Las Vegas, Nevada. This is big news as it would indicate that the league is being proactive in naming expansion franchises. […]

Gary Bettman will soon have to make a decision about the Coyotes (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

BOOOOOO…Wait, Should You Really Be Booing Gary Bettman?

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the 2014 NHL Draft in Philadelphia. The atmosphere was electric, fans packed every last row in Wells Fargo Center. The […]

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Don’t Blame Gary Bettman

Yes, we are going to discuss this. I want to clarify that I am not trying to defend Gary Bettman against the numerous things that he is criticized for but […]