Post Tagged with: "Gary Bettman"

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The NHL Is Thriving Under Gary Bettman

Sometime this week, Gary Bettman is going to walk out in front of the crowd at the United Center or Amalie and present the Stanley Cup. When he does that, […]

The City of Glendale terminated the lease agreement for Gila River Arena with the Coyotes (Wikipedia)

The Coyotes Saga Part II: Coyote Ugly

[This is the second part in a three-part series focusing of the long-running problems surrounding the Arizona Coyotes entitled “The Coyotes Saga”. Part I can be found here] When the […]

by · June 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Arizona Coyotes
Nordiques fans have shown up at NHL rinks asking for a team to return to Quebec (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

Quebec City Making Poor Case For NHL Return

There is no way to sugarcoat this — Quebec City does not deserve an NHL team. Not after its lack of support for the ongoing Memorial Cup. A sparse, make […]

by · May 29, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, NHL Expansion
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Chicago Blackhawks-Lightning Final Could Strike Gold

It’s coming down to matching Game 7s for the Chicago-Anaheim series and the New York-Tampa Bay series, and the NHL is surely counting their blessings as ratings grow with juggernauts […]

With mountains, lakes, forests and money, about the only thing Seattle doesn't have is the NHL - yet. Credit: Spmenic, at Wikimedia Commons.

Latest News Could Land Seattle an NHL Franchise by 2017

After nearly three years of false starts in Seattle’s attempt to lure the NHL and NBA to town, a fast track toward a new Seattle franchise appears to be underway. […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Editor's Choice, News
Based on prior history, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman probably expects the NHLPA to cave sooner or later. (Brad Penner-US PRESSWIRE)

NHL to Seattle: If You Build It, We Will (Probably) Come

Field of Dreams was an overrated 1989 Kevin Costner flick about the ghosts of the 1919 Chicago “Black Sox” scandal coming to play in a newly built baseball stadium, situated […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Editor's Choice, News
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Bettman vs Katy Perry

The Stanley Cup Playoffs finally returned to Winnipeg this year and just as they came they went, but the Jets fans wouldn’t be silenced easily. The Jets fans were one of the […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Gary Bettman will soon have to make a decision about the Coyotes (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

How To Make The NHL Playoffs More Compelling

No matter your lot in life, you always try to get better everyday. That is a common goal of most in today’s society, try to be better today than you […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · News
After hitting double-digit concussions, it's time for Franzen to retire. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

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
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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
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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, Winter Classic