Post Tagged with: "Gary Bettman"

Islanders fans certainly weren't pleased when seeing this image on their computer or TV screens during the 2014 Olympics, but could Tavares' injury benefit the Islanders somehow?

John Tavares’ Injury Adds Fuel to Olympic Debate

John Tavares, torn MCL and torn meniscus; out for season. Patrice Bergeron, hit in the torso with a puck; left game, but would eventually come back. Henrik Zetterberg, injured back; […]

Who is AHL President and CEO David Andrews?

Who is AHL President and CEO David Andrews?

The 2014 American Hockey League All-Star game is just a few days away– just enough time to clear the air on a common misperception: There is a lazy tendency to call […]

by · February 9, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, All-Star Weekend
The NHL A Centennial History by D'Arcy Jenish

Book Review: The NHL A Centennial History

The NHL is well on its way to celebrating 100 years of hockey entertainment. D’arcy Jenish commemorates those 100 years in The NHL A Centennial History.

Rob Davison with the European Trophy cup (RedBull/GEPA-pictures)

Hockey Champions League Not Worthwhile for NHL

There have been renewed rumblings about a hockey Champions League tournament in the vein of UEFA’s soccer Champions League. The idea is not new, having been discussed many times in […]

The logo and paint is now on the Winter Classic rink (JJohnson/THW)

Washington Capitals To Host 2015 Winter Classic

On Saturday morning, the Washington Capitals announced they will host the NHL Winter Classic during the 2014-15 season. Majority Owner Ted Leonsis made the formal announcement, but the Washington Post […]

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2014 Stadium Series: The Good and The Bad

The game was born outside. When the Buffalo Sabres and Pittsburgh Penguins took to the man-made ice surface that was constructed at Ralph Wilson Stadium, it returned. In 2008, the […]

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Las Vegas, Nevada: A Prime Spot For NHL Expansion

Expansion.  It’s a word that is consistently floated about the NHL community.  Just last week, Greg Wyshynski of Puck Daddy reported that Gary Bettman was pushing to expand the NHL […]

by · August 12, 2013 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
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Brass Bonanza Silenced: The Demise of the Hartford Whalers

Hockey fans love nostalgia. We love the past and all the tradition of the NHL. The retro sweaters and the defunct teams, we all love them. It’s a huge reason […]

by · July 18, 2013 · 2 comments · Hockey History
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Bettman Braces for Boos: A Decade of Displeasure

Phil Pritchard, Keeper of the Cup, is ready. Team Captains Zdeno Chara and Jonathan Toews are ready, provided their respective teams prove victorious. Gary Bettman?  Hopefully, he’s ready.  While cheers […]

by · June 24, 2013 · 4 comments · Uncategorized
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Five Positives for the New Jersey Devils in a Dismal Season

When your team doesn’t make the NHL playoffs (it’s kind of hard not to as 16 of 30 teams qualify), the season is deemed as unsuccessful. When the New Jersey […]

by · May 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
Phoenix Coyotes Ownership And League To Meet With COG Tuesday!

Phoenix Coyotes Ownership And League To Meet With COG Tuesday!

Some Good News For Coyote Fans? The Phoenix Coyotes ownership situation could finally succeed thanks to the NHL lockout this season.   The lockout was probably a necessary evil that had to happen […]

by · May 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Phoenix Coyotes
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US Hockey Scores Big with Congressional Hockey Caucus

On Wednesday, Congress finally got something done.  Members of the Congressional Hockey Caucus, including Co-Chair’s Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL), Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), and Rep. Pat Meehan (R-PA), along with […]

by · April 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary