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Bettman Gives State Of Game Address

National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman yesterday delivered his annual state of the game address to the media in Columbus, Ohio as part of the league’s all-star weekend. Below are the key points he focused on, including what a potential salary cap could be for 2015-16, which will affect the way the Islanders do business this summer. 2016 WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY The return...
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World Cup Of Hockey Announced

In addition to Saturday’s news about the NHL salary cap increase next year, Gary Bettman announced the re-incarnation of the World Cup of Hockey. Last played in 2004, the tournament will feature players from the United States, Canada, Sweden, Russia, Finland and the Czech Republic. The tournament will also feature an U-23 North American roster as well as a team of all stars not...
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NHL announces the World Cup of Hockey will return in 2016

On Saturday 1/24/15, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced at Nationwide Arena the return of the World Cup of Hockey in  September 2016. Although there has been some speculation about this topic in the past, the NHL made it official that the World Cup of Hockey will be coming back with the cooperation of the NHL and NHLPA, as well as joint cooperation with the International Ice...
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Bruins, Canadiens to ignite rivalry at Gillette Stadium for 2016 Winter Classic

Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLToday, the National Hockey League announced that the Boston Bruins will be hosting the Montreal Canadiens at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro for the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.

The game will take place on New Years Day, making the Bruins the first NHL team to host two Winter Classics. In 2010, the Bruins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 in...
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World Cup of Hockey to return in 2016

The World Cup of Hockey is back on the international hockey calendar, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Saturday. The next World Cup of Hockey will take place in September 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, with more than 150 NHL players expected to take part in the two-week, eight team tournament. “We are thrilled to partner with the NHLPA in planning and producing what we expect...
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World Cup of Hockey Format Finally Announced

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman finally spilled the beans on Saturday, announcing that the World Cup of Hockey will return in September 2016 in Toronto, Canada with an eight team system. The first World Cup since 2004, the tournament will consist of Canada, the United States, Russia, Sweden, Czech Republic and Finland. They’ll be joined a team featuring the best European players...
Via The Hockey House
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World Cup of Hockey set for September 2016

The World Cup of Hockey is back. Gary Bettman announced the return of the tournament today, slated for September 2016. The tournament will be two weeks, beginning on September 17, 2016 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto. Eight teams will be competing in the tournament: Canada, USA, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic, Team Europe Read more → The post World Cup of Hockey set...
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Blackhawks, Wild Headed Outdoors in 2016

On Saturday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the three planned outdoor games for the 2015-16 season. The Minnesota Wild will host the Chicago Blackhawks in a Stadium Series game at TCF Bank Stadium, the football stadium for the University of … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks, Wild Headed Outdoors in 2016 appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Dallas Stars are “probably a ways off” from hosting outdoor game

Now that the NHL has hosted an outdoor game successfully in California, will the league target southern areas such as Florida or Texas? Gary Bettman has already rained on the idea of Florida hosting a Winter Classic or Stadium Series game, but is Texas still a possibility? According to Dallas Stars president Jim Lites, an outdoor game in Texas is “probably a ways off.” Lites’...
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