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Slava Voynov Suspended Indefinently

Slava Voynov has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL, he was arrested on charges of domestic violence.#450584830 / gettyimages.comVoynov was arrested at 3:45 a.m. Monday morning by Redondo Beach police, according to the Los Angeles Country Sheriff's Department official site.According to TMZ the woman claiming to be Voynov's girlfriend was rushed to the hospital after...
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Nashville will host 2016 NHL All-Star game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The NHL All-Star game will be in Nashville in 2016, and Music City is ready to roll out the red carpet for the showcase event. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the game Friday at a news conference at Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Predators. The All-Star events will take place Jan. 30 and 31. ''It's not too far back to remember that...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL bringing 2016 All-Star game to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The NHL All-Star game will be played Nashville in 2016, bringing the showcase to Music City. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the game Friday at a news conference at the Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Predators. Bettman says Nashville has a passion for hockey and the Predators, making this a perfect marriage of ''Music City and Hockey....
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Nobody Went to the Panthers-Senators Game

Okay, so we know that the Florida Panthers drew a record low 7,311 fans to their game against the Ottawa Senators Monday night. For many, this is motivation to call NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to the table to answer, once again, for the league’s ‘90s era expansion plan that severely diluted the talent pool and […] The post Why Nobody Went to the Panthers-Senators Game appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bettman: Coyotes doing well in Arizona despite ownership drama

  New team name, new building name, same ownership drama for the Arizona Coyotes. Only nothing regarding new majority ownership of the team, as indicated in previous reports, was announced before Thursday night's season opener. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, speaking before Arizona hosted Winnipeg, said the Coyotes franchise is doing well. Then he fielded questions from reporters...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Bettman crushes the idea of an outdoor game in Florida

Gary Bettman recently participated in an extensive interview which you can see on NHL.com. In it, Bettman covered a huge variety of topics which are worth discussing, but one which particularly stuck out involved outdoor games and the potential of one being held in Florida. After successfully hosting an outdoor game out west and with the league preparing to host another there in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman holds ‘state of the game’ speech/Q and A

Prior to the start of Thursday's Los Angeles Kings-San Jose Sharks game, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman held his annual start-of-the-year "state of the game" speech and media Q and A session. NHL.com's Dan Rosen provides a transcript thereof: On how much of the League's success last season comes from having the Stanley Cup champions in the second largest...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL expansion? No, says Gary Bettman

NEW YORK -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is flattered that North American cities without hockey teams are interested in adding one to their towns, but it just isn't in the plans. Bettman isn't quite sure what fuels the talk that the NHL is looking to widen the league beyond the current 30 franchises - he suggested perhaps slow news days in the summer. He is pleased with...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bettman: Olympic Participation Would be “Extremely Difficult”

Gary Bettman appeared on the NHL Network on Tuesday, saying that NHL participation in future Olympic hockey tournaments would be “extremely difficult”. In his interview, which you can find here, the NHL Commissioner said that Pyongchang, South Korea (2018) and Beijing, China or Almaty, Kazakhstan (still up for grabs in 2022) weren’t particularly hockey hotbeds. Bettman brought...
Via The Hockey House
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bettman’s “If Toronto won the Cup” argument against expansion isn’t the whole story

In a discussion with Hockey Night in Canada host George Stroumboulopoulos, Gary Bettman discussed the logistics of a second Toronto expansion team, and why the reality of that happening is in the far distant future. The demand for one currently exists, according to Bettman, because of 1967. “If we decided that we were putting a second team in Ontario, and the year the team was...
Via Puck Drunk Love
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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