Post Tagged with: "Gary Bettman"

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
Gary Bettman (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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 · 2 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 Is Blocking 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
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5 Things the NHL Needs to Change in 2015

1. Goaltender Interference Here’s the official ruling on what can be reviewed, via, under Rule 38.4: “(viii) The video review process shall be permitted to assist the Referees in […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 32 comments · News/Commentary
The outdoor game has been a staple in the NHL schedule since 2008 (Credit: Krm500, Via Wikipedia Commons.)

Why Buffalo Deserves Another Winter Classic

On New Year’s Day back in 2008, the first game of the Winter Classic series was played at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Ralph Wilson Stadium is located in the suburb of […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 6 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Winter Classic
The outdoor game has been a staple in the NHL schedule since 2008 (Credit: Krm500, Via Wikipedia Commons.)

NHL Continues Efforts to Lower Its Environmental Impact

Earlier this week, the NHL announced that they have named Constellation its official preferred energy provider. Together, the NHL and Constellation will conduct energy efficiency analyses and recommend energy management […]

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

Making Las Vegas a Success: A Local’s Perspective

Attention Gary Bettman and Bill Foley Commissioner Gary Bettman and potential owner Bill Foley I hope you are reading this. My name is Andrew Wilson and I was born and […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary

All Sports Stock Market? EX NHLer, Bernie Nicholls Explains..

The National Hockey League might have its reservations about localizing a franchise in Las Vegas, but Bernie Nicholls doesn’t have an issue with his new online sports application, even if it […]

Gary Bettman (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Bettman Acknowledges Possible Coyotes’ Majority Investor

The conclusion from listening to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman Thursday afternoon was to decide whether the glass is half-filled or half-empty. On one side, Bettman said the job accomplished owners […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Arizona Coyotes
Slow hockey nights, it seems like your TV is like this but hey, we have hope for you. (File Photo)

Hockey Night In Canada 2.0

Rogers Sportsnet who recently bought the broadcasting rights on live NHL games for the next twelve years at a whopping $5.2 billion. That means that there will be more coverage […]

by · October 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey Media
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Change the Culture of Domestic Violence & Be a “Vehicle for Social Change.”

No longer can we hide it or act like it doesn’t exist; there IS a domestic violence problem in professional sports leagues, and further more, a crime issue. Domestic violence, […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary