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TSN: NHL Loses Key Decision in TV Rights Lawsuit

#482963203 / gettyimages.comI will be following this story closely, this sounds like a potential mess. Rick Westhead, TSN.CA -- The lawsuit also attacks the NHL's tactic of charging customers $179.80 for its full-season offering of games available on cable and satellite providers. Again, both of those packages, known as NHL Center Ice, black out in-market games.The NHL subsequently...
Via Goon's World
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Coleman Now Paired With Chris Hansen For Seattle NHL Idea

((HT: KING-TV))Chris Daniels has an update on the development of possible partners for Chris Hansen, his new arena in Seattle, and the idea of bringing a new hockey franchise to the city of Seattle.Vancouver-based real estate magnate Victor Coleman has apparently signed a "non-binding" (translation: no cash changing hands publicly) agreement on the South Downtown area that...
Via Online Sports Guys
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL News: Refs seeking new CBA

How is that the refs are always on the short end of the stick?#181621527 / gettyimages.comRenaud Lavoie of TVA has the report,The NHL and the league officials will meet in Toronto tomorrow. Referees are looking for a new CBA before the start of the season #tvasports— Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) August 12, 2014Perhaps the answer to my question should come a bit more quickly, but...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL hit with another class-action suit tied to brain injuries

The NHL has been hit with another class-action lawsuit tied to concussions. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Minnesota with former NHL defenseman Jon Rohloff, who spent parts of three seasons with the Boston Bruins, as the lone plaintiff. More from the New York Times: The suit says that the league concealed the dangers of concussion and did not pass rules designed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

More On Bettman's Visit To Seattle, Phoenix Already On The Clock...???

((HT: KING-TV))Chris Daniels broke the news about the Gary Bettman-Bill Daly visit to Seattle last week and now there's a bit of an update...Here's Daniels original salvo Now, in a series of Tweets, Daniels has a little more info... NEW: Seattle Mayor Ed Murray tells me #NHL initiated last wk’s meeting, & asked city to alter #SeattleArena MOU. Murray says he told...
Via Online Sports Guys
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Gary Bettman, Bill Daly visited Seattle last week

The NHL's flirtation with the city of Seattle continues. According to Chris Daniels of KING 5 News, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and his right-hand man, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly visited Seattle to meet with officials. As you could probably guess, the future of any potential new arena was part of the conversation as well as just a general "getting to know you"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bettman, Daly Made A Recent Visit To Seattle

from Chris Daniels of King5 News, Multiple sources confirmed Tuesday that the NHL commissioner and deputy commissioner made a personal visit to Seattle last week and met with its top two elected officials. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly flew to Seattle last week and met privately with King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap Of Day 2 At The GM Meetings

from Dave McCarthy of TSN 1050, "The big take away from this meeting is the managers are really happy with where the game is right now,"said NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly. Throughout the week, GMs have expressed an interest to lessen the number of games decided in a shootout. To that end, a recommendation is expected to be put forth to have teams switch sides...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 11, 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

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

Player/League Relationship And Small-Market Teams

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, On that issue, the league feels its relationship with the players continues to grow stronger. “There’s no doubt our ongoing relationship with the players' association is more regular and uniform that it has been in my memory,” NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Tuesday after the board meeting wrapped up. "We deal with them on...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 11, 2013  |  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

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
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