Report: NHL eliminating compensation for coaches/executives

It should come as no surprise to ardent fans of the NHL that the league is going to be doing away with the compensation policy in place for fired coaches and executives still under contract by a team. Word from day two of the Board of Governors meetings, the NHL intends on eliminating compensation for execs/coaches. No surprise. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) December 8, 2015...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: NHL won't vote on expansion at Board of Governors

It looks like the wait for the final decision on NHL expansion is going to continue.Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Monday that the matter of adding new teams to the NHL will not be voted on  at the up-coming Board of Governors meeting, Dan Rosen of reported: “Commissioner Bettman has said repeatedly if the League decides to expand, the new team or teams will not...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Las Vegas, Quebec City set to take step in NHL expansion bid

Las Vegas and Quebec City have moved a step closer in their bids to land a NHL franchise. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says groups from both cities are scheduled to make presentations to the league's executive committee in New York on Tuesday. Daly says the executive committee will then report to the NHL Board of Governors, though there is no defined timeline to make any decisions...
Via Associated Press
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Positives and negatives of NHL concussion spotters

Injuries are unavoidable in sports, and some injuries can be more detrimental than others. Head trauma is extremely common in a full contact sport like hockey, and depending on the severity of the trauma, can ruin a season or even end a career. Over the years, concussions have proven to be one of the most controversial injury related problems in the National Hockey League. ...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Winter Classic Start Could Be Delayed By Sun At Nationals Park

WASHINGTON — Too much sun could cause a delay in the start of the Winter Classic. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Wednesday that the start of the New Year’s Day outdoor game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals in the nation’s capital could be moved back up to 90 minutes from its 1 p.m. ET scheduled face-off. The forecast...
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Winter Classic may be delayed because of too much sun

WASHINGTON -- Too much sun could cause a delay in the start of the Winter Classic. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said Wednesday that the start of the New Year's Day outdoor game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals in the nation's capital could be moved back perhaps up to 90 minutes from its 1 p.m. scheduled face-off. The forecast calls more mostly sunny skies...
Via Associated Press
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Deputy Commissioner: ‘No New Developments’ Regarding Expansion

If you haven’t already noticed, the hot topic surrounding the NHL at the moment involves expansion. The first story to surface came from the Vancouver Province, which reported that expansion to Las Vegas is “a done deal.” Then, a tweet from Sports Business News’ Howard Bloom suggested that four teams would be added to the league through expansion by 2017 — Quebec City,...
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL might reevaluate sending players to Sochi

The NHL will reevaluate sending its players to the Sochi Olympics next month if something ''significant'' happens before Feb. 9. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says in an email to The Associated Press that he doesn't expect it will be become necessary to keep NHL players home because of the steps taken by the Sochi Organizing Committee, the Russian government and the International...
Via Associated Press
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cap Ceiling Rises and So Shall Ottawa's Mid-Cap Spending

Billy Daly was on the Fan 590’s Hockey Central yesterday, speaking from the NHL’s Board of Governors meeting wherein he would be briefing the organizations on the impacts of the Canadian rights agreement with Rogers. Speaking to on the projections of where the cap ceiling would be next season, Daly refused to provide a specific figure. “I won’t disclose to you before...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes notes: Outdoor game coming to Valley?

The NHL will build on the overwhelming success of the Winter Classic with six outdoor games this season from Jan. 1 onward, including a game between the Ducks and Kings at Dodger Stadium on Jan. 25. The league's next goal? Possibly bringing an outdoor game to the Valley of the Sun, where temperatures in January can hit the 70s or even the 80s. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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