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2014 Olympics could be the last for NHL players

   The NHL said on January 28 that it hasn’t decided whether or not it will continue to send players to the Winter Olympic Games after this year’s tournament in Sochi, Russia. Forty-one-year-old Daniel Alfredsson of the Detroit Red Wings has played in four Olympics for his homeland of Sweden and will be making it five times this February. He said he believes it would be a bad...
Via Hockey Fan Land
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL would reconsider going to Sochi if 'something significant' happens

The NHL is all set to send its players to Russia for the Winter Olympics, the league will shut down for two weeks, the rosters consisting mostly of NHL players have already been announced. The Olympics are a go. However it's still not completely set in stone just a couple of weeks from the hockey action getting under way in Sochi. In an email with the Associated Press (via...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodger Stadium spectacle reaffirms Coyotes' interest in outdoor game

With a pre-game crowd that was bigger than any NFL tailgating party they'd ever seen, and a visual spectacle that wowed almost everyone in attendance, LeBlanc and co-owner George Gosbee came away from Saturday's NHL Stadium Series game at Dodger Stadium between the Ducks and Kings thinking one thing: If you build it, they will come. "It reaffirmed that I think one of...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL may put outdoor game in Phoenix

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 10, 2013  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 09, 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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cheeseburger Set For ROH’s 2014 Top Prospect Tournament

According to ROHWrestling.com, Cheeseburger is the fourth competitor announced for the ROH 2014 Top Prospect Tournament. He joins Corey Hollis, “Benchmark” Bill Daly and Raymond Rowe. The four opening round matches and the semi-finals will all take place in Nashville on January 4th. The Finals will take place on January 25th in Pittsburgh at “Wrestling’s Finest”. The winner...
Via WZR Online
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

All Bill Daly (On Fighting)

from Craig Custance of EPN, WHAT WOULD NHL LOOK LIKE IF FIGHTING DISAPPEARED? I'm not sure I can even envision the premise. I'm not sure, regardless of what rule changes may over time be made, I'm not sure if fighting is ever eliminated from the game. I think fighting will continue to be part of the game regardless of what your rules are and it is parts of other...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Daly On The Lawsuit Filed By Former NHL Players

NEW YORK (November 25, 2013) -- Bill Daly, Deputy Commissioner of the National Hockey League, today released the following statement in response to the filing of a class action lawsuit by a group of former NHL players: "We are aware of the class action lawsuit filed today in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of a group of former NHL Players...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Hybrid icing approved for 2013-14

Hybrid icing has been approved for the 2013-14 season. Bill Daly told NHL Live that hybrid icing has been approved by both the NHL and the NHLPA and will be in effect starting Tuesday for the league's first games of the year.  Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly, on @NHL Live now, informing us that hybrid icing has been approved for the upcoming season. @NHLNetwork — Steve...
Via Bloguin Best
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NHLPA votes to approve hybrid icing

Hybrid icing is officially coming to the NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly announced Monday. It will be implemented for the 2013-14 season after it was used experimentally during preseason games. After the League's Board of Governors approved the use of hybrid icing earlier this month the final approval came in a vote by the membership of the National Hockey League Players&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hybrid icing approved for 2013-14

Hybrid icing has been approved for the 2013-14 season. Bill Daly told NHL Live that hybrid icing has been approved by both the NHL and the NHLPA and will be in effect starting Tuesday for the league's first games of the year.  Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly, on @NHL Live now, informing us that hybrid icing has been approved for the upcoming season. @NHLNetwork — Steve...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Are You Ready For Hybrid Icing?

Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly, on @NHL Live now, informing us that hybrid icing has been approved for the upcoming season. @NHLNetwork — Steve Mears (@MearsyNHL) September 30, 2013
Via Kukla's Korner
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Comments From Alfredsson Today Hints At Cap Circumvention

Bill Daly says mutual understanding on Alfredsson's previous contract amounts to circumvention, but doesn't think looking back is productive — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) August 15, 2013   Bill Daly believes cap circumvention was "rampant" under last CBA, which is why rules were changed in new one. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) August...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes' sale closing, NHL approval expected Monday

A major shift in focus is coming for media outlets who cover the Phoenix Coyotes. There will be no more mentions of prospective ownership groups. There will be no more mentions of arena-lease agreements no more mentions of relocation and no more need to include that four-year-old back story. For a change there will be nothing to discuss but hockey. NHL deputy commissioner Bill...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Looking Towards Seattle for Expansion

Another day, another report that the NHL is looking to pull the trigger on expansion. The newest rumor comes from Seattle-based radio host Mitch Levy who claims that Bettman is urging the Board of Governors to make an expansion team available to Seattle for the 2014-2015 season.  The prospective franchise would have a price tag of $275 million (the average NHL franchise was worth...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

An interesting quip about the ‘cap recapture’ rule from an unusual source

It's a strange Friday in late July, no doubt about it. First I've quoted a CNN article about the Red Wings' follow-on rink because it is--get this--actually thorough and well-thought-out, and now I'm quoting one Yahoo Sports' Ryan Lambert because he found a helluva quip from NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly. Daly was in Vancouver to talk about the Heritage...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL schedule release delayed

Those of you eagerly awaiting the unveiling of the 2013-14 NHL schedule will have to hold out a little bit longer. The schedule was originally rumored to be released Wednesday, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Thursday that delays in discussions over whether or not the league will send players to the 2014 Olympics have pushed back the announcement. "There has been...
Via Fox Sports
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Will Not Release 2013-14 Schedule Until Plans for 2014 Olympics Are Finalized

Those of you eagerly awaiting the unveiling of the 2013-14 NHL schedule will have to hold out a little bit longer. The schedule was originally rumored to be released Wednesday, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Thursday that delays in discussions over whether or not the league will send players to the 2014 Olympics have pushed back the announcement. “There has been no...
Via NESN.com
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ongoing Olympic talks impact NHL schedule release

The timing for when the National Hockey League releases the 2013-14 regular-season schedule is dependent on an agreement that is currently being worked on to send NHL players to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said Thursday that the schedule will not be released until the agreement between the NHL, National Hockey League Players'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Daly issues something of an ultimatum regarding the Phoenix Coyotes

Fox Sports Arizona's Craig Morgan's Twitter account has become a must-follow in terms of blow-by-blow coverage of the future of the Phoenix Coyotes in Arizona, as to be determined by the Glendale City Council, and he received one helluva statement from NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly about the need for the team's future to be determined by July 2nd--which is Tuesday...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Kinda Admits Glendale May Have Problems

((HT: TSN)) NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and Commissioner Gary Bettman had their press conference of the "State of the State" in Chicago before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. And they're now admitting that there might be a problem in Phoenix with the Coyotes and their lack of an owner. Maybe... Maybe big enough to do something about it... Like move...
Via Online Sports Guys
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Bettman and Bill Daly’s ‘State of the Game’ transcript

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly held their "state of the game" speech prior to Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Here's the transcript thereof: 2013 Stanley Cup Final Pre-Series Press Conference An interview with: COMMISSIONER GARY BETTMAN, DEPUTY COMMISSIONER BILL DALY COMMISSIONER BETTMAN: Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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