NHL Set For 56-Game Season In 2021Hockey is set to return Jan. 13 after the NHL and players completed a deal Sunday to hold a 56-game season that would include playoffs lasting into July to award the Stanley Cup.
To 32 And Beyond: Seattle May Not Be End Of NHL ExpansionThe NHL will soon have 32 teams if Seattle is approved as expected next week. An even balance between conferences. A cross-border rival for the Vancouver Canucks in the Pacific Northwest.
Marijuana Legalization In Canada Won't Change NHL _ YetThe NHL and NHL Players' Association plan no changes to their joint drug-testing policy, under which players are not punished for positive marijuana tests. It is the most lenient approach to cannabis by any major North American professional sports league.
NHLPA Files Appeal Of Wilson's 20-Game Suspensionhe NHL Players' Association has filed an appeal on behalf of Tom Wilson after the Capitals forward was suspended 20 games for an illegal check to the head.
Bettman Says NHL Will Consider Seattle Expansion BidNHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league's board of governors agreed to consider an expansion application from Seattle.
NHL Headlines Of The WeekThings are beginning to heat up around the NHL as we approach the quarter-mark of the 2017-2018 NHL season. Here are this week's top NHL headlines.
NHL Headlines Of The WeekThings are just starting to heat up around the NHL as we near the quarter-mark of the 2017-2018 NHL season. Here are this week's top NHL headlines.
Bettman: NHL Committing To Keeping Coyotes In ArizonaNHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league is committed to keep the Coyotes in Arizona, while stressing that the team doesn't have a future in its current arena in Glendale.
Time Is Running Out For NHL Participation In 2018 Olympics"If somebody sets a date, it’s not going to be us," Bettman told the Jamie and Stoney Show on 97.1 The Ticket.
Gary Bettman Expects NHL All-Star Game To Return To Detroit In Near FutureDetroit has hosted the NHL All-Star Game just once in the past 61 years, but league commissioner Gary Bettman expects the event to return to Hockeytown soon after the completion of Little Caesars Arena.
Gary Bettman: Hatred Of Losing Ran Deep In Mike Ilitch's Veins"He was a competitor and he hated losing," Bettman told the Jamie and Stoney Show on 97.1 The Ticket.
Bettman Not Bullish About NHL Participation In 2018 OlympicsThe NHL remains open to continuing to send its players to the Olympics, just so long as it doesn't have foot the bill.
Karsch And Anderson Champ And Chump Of The WeekendChamp: John Scott for winning the MVP award at the NHL All-Star game.
NHL Planning Move To 3-On-3 Overtime Period Next SeasonThe NHL plans to play three-on-three in overtime next season.
NHL's Bettman Now Dean Of Commissioners NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is fully comfortable with being the dean of those in charge of major North American sports.