Post Tagged with: "Gary Bettman"

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Hockey Violence in Quotations

The NHL’s legal problems are beginning to pile up in the form of class action lawsuits filed by former players accusing the league of encouraging its players towards on-ice violence […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · The Business of Hockey
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Predicting An NHL Roster In Las Vegas

There has been much debate and controversy over the NHL’s potential expansion to Las Vegas, Nevada. While it is far from a done deal, there appears to be far more reason to […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
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Questioning the NHL’s Move to Las Vegas

When Tony Gallagher of The Province reported back in August that the NHL’s quest for expansion in Las Vegas was a “done deal” there was quite the commotion from fans […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 4 comments · News/Commentary
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Commentary: Stadium Series Should Be an Event, Not an Afterthought

Saturday evening was just another night for me. I ate an early dinner, shaved and headed to the Scottrade Center to cover the Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues game […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 4 comments · News/Commentary, Winter Classic
With mountains, lakes, forests and money, about the only thing Seattle doesn't have is the NHL - yet. Credit: Spmenic, at Wikimedia Commons.

10 Reasons Why the NHL Must Expand to Seattle

The expansion of choice has become an explosion of choice — Sheena Iyengar Ever since investor Chris Hansen exploded on the scene three years ago vowing to build an arena […]

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It’s Time The NHL Changes The Points System

There are some things in the NHL that don’t make a lot of sense.  One of the biggest things that doesn’t make sense, is the current points system that the […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 38 comments · News/Commentary
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Time for a Change? Examining the NHL’s Point System.

There’s always talk among hockey fans about what can be done to change the game. Some ideas are radical, some actually happen, and others just fade away. Some people feel […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 3 comments · News/Commentary
15 Crazy Rule Changes the NHL Needs

15 Crazy Rule Changes the NHL Needs

In terms of the “big 4″ sports in the US, it’s no secret that the NHL lags far behind in 4th. The most recent estimates put the NHL’s revenue at […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 34 comments · News/Commentary
Patrick Kane, Anze Kopitar, and Patrice Bergeron sit in on the announcement of 2016's World Cup of Hockey. (Credit: Alex Busch/Staff)

World Cup of Hockey, an Olympic Replacement?

The World Cup of Hockey is returning in 2016 with a bit of a twist. Not only will the tournament be held in one location (Toronto), a pair of hybrid […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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NHL Salary Cap: Should It Be Abolished?

The NHL salary cap has been a hot topic of discussion since it was first initiated into the league after the 04-05 lockout, but is it time for a new […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 5 comments · The Business of Hockey
Columbus Center Stage for All-Star Skills Competition, More

Columbus Center Stage for All-Star Skills Competition, More

Columbus could really get used to this. The NHL All-Star Weekend host city welcomed in the Commissioner, hosted a Red Carpet gathering, and watched a team of their own, Team […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend
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NHL to Seattle: The NBA Blocks the Shot

The simmering topic of NHL expansion to the city of Seattle may have plenty of support, but also its share of detractors. Those in favor of adding an expansion team […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 2 comments · News/Commentary