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Your 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy Recipients

NEW YORK (September 16, 2014) – Accomplished NHL executive Bill Daly and former player, coach, current Flyers executive Paul Holmgren have been named recipients of the 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States. The award, one of the most prestigious in hockey, was presented to the National Hockey League by the New York Rangers in 1966. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  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,...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Daly On The Latest Expansion Talk

from Patrick Caisse of TVA Sports, The rumor that an expansion team soon moved to Las Vegas raged Tuesday night. In fact, a reporter from The Province has even write that it was a "done deal" and that it was only a matter of time before everything is formalized. Bill Daly, the right arm of the Commissioner of the National Hockey League, Gary Bettman, however...
Via Kukla's Korner
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pastor group delivers Coyotes-purchase bid to NHL

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly noted last week that no group enjoys exclusivity in its bid to purchase the Coyotes. Apparently, that wasnt just lip service. Sources familiar with the situation confirmed Friday that Darin Pastors group delivered its bid to purchase the Coyotes to the NHL offices in New York, first thing Friday morning. Among the highlights:According to sources...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL training camps to open Sunday?

After a lengthy, grueling and acrimonious lockout, it appears that the NHL will make the first steps to starting an abbreviated season by opening camps on Sunday.

January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Daly On The New NHL Proposal

NEW YORK (December 28, 2012) -- Bill Daly, Deputy Commissioner of the National Hockey League, released the following statement regarding a new proposal to reach a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the National Hockey League Players' Association: “In light of media reports this morning, I can confirm that we delivered to the Union a new, comprehensive proposal for a successor...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Daly Thinks NHL Will Have Season, But Admits ‘There Must Be a Reason’ for Negotiations to Resume

Time is certainly running out on the NHL and the NHLPA to put aside their differences and work to get a deal done to save the season. The scenario continues to look grim, though, and it has some wondering if we’ll see hockey again before the fall of 2013. One man with a large stake in that process, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly, doesn’t think all hope should be lost. In fact...
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Daly After Today’s CBA Meeting

Daly: Parties in separate rooms all day, players working on something right now, no conclusion to mediation process @nhl — Pat Leonard (@NYDNRangers) December 12, 2012   Says players will speak to mediator later tonight and mediator will then speak to league. 6.5 hour meeting, never in same room — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) December 12, 2012 added...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 12, 2012  |  1 Comment

Daly Frustrated With CBA Talks?!?!?!

After yesterday's CBA talks, NHL executive Bill Day said... "I'm frustrated." this guy f'n kidding me?!?!?!?! He's frustrated?! He's frustrated?! How do you think us fans are feeling right now? You have the ability to make everyone's frustrations vanish, but instead you and Bettman have decided to torture your fanbase instead. And...
Via NY Rangers Blog
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Daly says NHL 'done with making proposals'

The two-month anniversary of the NHL lockout passed without any talks between the league and the NHL Players' Assn. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly painted a grim picture when asked by The Times where matters stand and what the next step will be. I think the process is stalled right now. We are done with making proposals and we don't have any new ideas, he said Thursday...
Via Fox Sports West
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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