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Las Vegas, Quebec move to Phase III of expansion

It seems as though the NHL is one step closer to expansion with both Las Vegas and Quebec City moving into Phase III of the NHL’s expansion process. Quebecor, the group bidding for expansion, announced the news on Twitter and NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly confirmed it to Yahoo Sports. Phase II reportedly began on Aug. 5. This is what it entailed according to a release by the...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Slava Voynov released from luxury jail after 45-day stay

According to The Fourth Period, Slava Voynov has been released from jail after serving 45 days. Voynov had been given a 90-day sentence after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of corporal injury to a spouse. The news, if factual, contradicts an earlier report in which NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly stated Voynov wasn’t going to be released quite yet. It’s worth noting...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Formal vote on NHL Vegas expansion may happen in September

The NHL expanding into Vegas is a topic that’s been discussed for quite some time, but up until now there haven’t been any reports indicating when the league would hold a formal vote over whether the city will be rewarded with a franchise. A new report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal indicates that September may be the month in which the NHL holds a final vote on Vegas. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Second Take with @BradleyGelber – LOL at the NHL Draft Lottery

As I sat in my living room next to my girlfriend on Saturday night watching NBC, the same though kept crossing through my mind… What in the hell is this??? At times I honestly felt like I was watching a Saturday Night Live sketch poking fun at the NHL Draft Lottery. This could NOT be the real thing. The dramatic lighting/music, the envelope delivery man pimp walking out onto the...
Via Buffalo Wins
April 20, 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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
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...
Via The 6th Sens
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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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