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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...
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29 days ago  |  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

Too much sun could delay start of Winter Classic

WASHINGTON (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Commissioner: No relocation plans for any NHL team

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is playing down the possibility of relocating struggling franchises in Arizona and Florida. One day after putting the brakes on the prospect of expansion, Bettman reaffirmed Panthers owner Vinny Viola's commitment to South Florida. There had been reports that Panthers ownership was trying to position the franchise for a move either...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Las Vegas About To Get Its First Sport Franchise?

Las Vegas is unique among America’s most popular tourist destinations for many reasons. However, one of the more unusual of these is that Las Vegas is one of the few major cities which does not have its own sports franchise. Despite having two million residents and, more importantly, more than 40 million visitors ready and willing to flash their cash, Las Vegas has yet to exploit...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Las Vegas About To Get Its First Sport Franchise?

Las Vegas is unique among America’s most popular tourist destinations for many reasons. However, one of the more unusual of these is that Las Vegas is one of the few major cities which does not have its own sports franchise. Despite having two million residents and, more importantly, more than 40 million visitors ready and willing to flash their cash, Las Vegas has yet to exploit...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings’ Slava Voynov Charged With Felony In Domestic Violence Case

LOS ANGELES — Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence on Thursday by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Voynov faces one felony count of corporal injury to a spouse with great bodily injury. In a statement providing the first public details of the incident, the district attorney’s office said Voynov “caused his wife to suffer...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bettman: Expansion, jerseys ads not coming soon (but he won't say no)

  NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman insists the league does not have plans to expand in the near future. "All I'll do is continue to report on the levels of interest that are being expressed," he said at Brian Burke's Prime Time Sports Management Conference on Monday. "There's no effort crying out for immediate expansion. But we are getting expressions of interest. Even if we decided...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Bettman downplays expansion, ads on jerseys

TORONTO (AP) NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman insists the league does not have plans to expand in the near future. ''All I'll do is continue to report on the levels of interest that are being expressed,'' he said at Brian Burke's Prime Time Sports Management Conference on Monday. ''There's no effort crying out for immediate expansion. But we are getting expressions of interest. Even...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dry scrape on agenda for NHL GM meeting

TORONTO (AP) Dry scraping the ice before overtime will be among the topics discussed at Tuesday's NHL general managers meeting. For the first time, regular-season games pause before overtime so the ice can get a ''dry scrape.'' The hope was to improve the quality of play and reduce the number of shootouts deciding games. Early evidence suggested that it - along with changing ends...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Salary-cap relief for Los Angeles Kings over Voynov unclear

TORONTO -- The NHL says it hasn't reached an agreement with the players' union about salary-cap relief for the Los Angeles Kings stemming from Slava Voynov's legal situation. The defenseman was accused of domestic violence and arrested Oct. 20. He has been suspended with pay since and has not been charged. He is due in court Dec. 1, and the Los Angeles district attorney has until...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Salary-cap relief for Kings over Voynov unclear

TORONTO (AP) The NHL says it hasn't reached an agreement with the players' union about salary-cap relief for the Los Angeles Kings stemming from Slava Voynov's legal situation. The defenseman was accused of domestic violence and arrested Oct. 20. He has been suspended with pay since and has not been charged. He is due in court Dec. 1, and the Los Angeles district attorney has until...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Viva Las Vegas for the NHL?

Back in August, a source close to Adam Herman & The New York Rangers Blog reported that the NHL was in talks, in particular with Jerry Bruckheimer among others, to bring an NHL franchise to the Sin City. The original report which came from Tony Gallagher at The Province cited that the NHL expanding to Vegas was a done deal and the league was in the midst of looking for an...
Via NY Rangers Blog
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL selects owners for possible Las Vegas franchise

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – After a recent trip to Las Vegas, the National Hockey League Board of Governors has reportedly quietly approved a group of owners for a possible expansion franchise. According to the New York Post, the NHL has chosen the team of William Foley and the Maloof family as the owners of a Las Vegas expansion team. The league has not determined a timetable for expansion...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL finally admits Las Vegas expansion is being explored

On Tuesday, the NHL finally admitted what we all pretty much knew: they’re considering expansion to Las Vegas. Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports that, in a Manhattan conference call, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said that he has not only met with a potential ownership group last weekend in Las Vegas but that […] The post NHL finally admits Las Vegas expansion is...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL officials finally admit they’re exploring expansion in Las Vegas

The talk of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas has been going on for quite some time. So long, in fact, that it’s been amusing to watch league officials continually distance themselves from the subject. With that thought in mind, this report from the Star Tribune which details that the league has finally admitted to exploring a team in Vegas shouldn’t take anyone by surprise...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Attorney for Slava Voynov's wife: She doesn't want him to face charges

Marta Varlamova, wife of suspended Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, has resumed living with him in the couple's Redondo Beach home and does not want him to be charged in connection with the incident that led police to arrest him Oct. 20 on suspicion of domestic violence, her attorney said Saturday night. "She's not asking for charges to be pressed," attorney Michael J. Walsh of Irvine...
Via Fox Sports West
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Oilers really this bad??

What a mess last night   Are the Oilers really this bad? Do you think I can get Bill Daly to autograph the display picture for this article so that I can frame it and put it up on my wall of shame? Has the Katz era been a complete disaster? Is there any team that is worse than the Oilers have been in all of professional sports for the last 8 years going on 9? Is the good 'ol boys...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes not concerned about ownership

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes spent four years trying to avoid the distractions of not having an owner, focused on winning games while looking over their shoulders at what was going on off the ice. Some much-needed stability appeared to be in place last year, when IceArizona purchased the team from the NHL. But, as has been the case throughout this saga, another twist...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL sources: Impending Coyotes deal brings financial stability

When the New York Post reported the Coyotes were being sold on Thursday, it sent shock waves through the Valley. Were fans about to be put through the wringer again? Was the team planning to leave one year after emerging from a four-year nightmare of bankruptcy and NHL ownership? NHL sources told FOX Sports Arizona that Philadelphia-based hedge fund manager Andrew Barroway's impending...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Set For Expansion In 2017?

Yesterday afternoon the news broke that the NHL has set its sights on 4 cities that it is looking to expand to in 2017. Now to be truthful, the NHL themselves have not come out and officially stated that this is what they’re planning on doing, in fact Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly came out and [&hellip (Visited 5 times, 5 visits today) The post NHL Set For Expansion In 2017...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL says it is only discussing expanding league

The NHL insists expansion is not imminent. "Nothing has happened to change the status quo," NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said in a telephone interview Wednesday with The Associated Press. "There continues to be interest from some markets, and we continue to be interested in discussing the possibilities, but there is no plan moving forward in terms of expansion." The NHL has...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nothing imminent: NHL says it is only discussing expanding league

  The NHL insists expansion is not imminent. ''Nothing has happened to change the status quo,'' NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said in a telephone interview Wednesday with The Associated Press. ''There continues to be interest from some markets, and we continue to be interested in discussing the possibilities, but there is no plan moving forward in terms of expansion.'' The NHL...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL says it is only discussing expanding league

The NHL insists expansion is not imminent. ''Nothing has happened to change the status quo,'' NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said in a telephone interview Wednesday with The Associated Press. ''There continues to be interest from some markets, and we continue to be interested in discussing the possibilities, but there is no plan moving forward in terms of expansion.'' The NHL...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 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,...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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