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Ex-NHLer George Laraque Speaks Out on Pens Decision to Visit the White House

Ex-NHLer George Laraque Speaks Out on Pens Decision to Visit the White House

After President Trump tweeted that the NBA champions were uninvited to the White House, the Penguins said that they would honor the tradition of title-winning teams and visit. Even Sidney Crosby, playoff MVP and Penguins captain, said he supported the decision, but former NHL enforcer Georges Laraque says it is ”an embarrassment.” Laraque, who considers [...]

September 27, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Gary Bettman on the NHL’s Unique Growth Opportunities

Gary Bettman on the NHL’s Unique Growth Opportunities

The NHL now has the opportunity to grow more than ever before. On Tuesday, Commissionaer Gary Bettman spoke of the league’s future during the “GameChangers: Creating the Future of Sports,” conference. “We have a great opportunity to grow in places and in ways that we’ve never been able to do it before because we’re getting [...]

July 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

NHL and Adidas Unveil New Hockey Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

NHL and Adidas Unveil New Hockey Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

Yesterday in Las Vegas, Adidas and the NHL unveiled the new ADIZERO Authentic NHL jerseys. At the forefront of innovation, design and craftsmanship, the new ADIZERO Authentic NHL jersey takes the hockey uniform system and hockey jersey silhouette to the next level by redefining fit, feel and lightweight construction. Lighter – Featuring new cresting materials [...]

June 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Bettman Not Looking to Renegotiate Olympic Stance

Bettman Not Looking to Renegotiate Olympic Stance

Last night during an interview with Sportsnet, Gary Bettman discussed his decision to not have the league attend the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Bettman was very clear that the league’s announcement was not posturing to get the NHL to the games. The clubs do not want to attend – period. After participating in [...]

April 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

NHL Unveils All-Star Game Jerseys

NHL Unveils All-Star Game Jerseys

With the NHL All-Star game fast approaching, the league has unveiled the four jerseys that the four teams representing each division will wear in the second running of the 3-on-3 tournament. The Pacific Division will wear the black-and-gray versions of the jerseys. The Atlantic Division will be in gold, the Central Division in purple, and [...]

January 11, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Meet the NHL’s Vegas Expansion Team

Meet the NHL’s Vegas Expansion Team

After months of waiting, the NHL’s Las Vegas expansion franchise has finally revealed its name and team logo. Approximately 2,000 fans gathered in Toshiba Plaza. During the event, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman shared comments about the excitement of naming the 31st NHL team; General Manager George McPhee spoke about building a team and Bill Foley [...]

November 23, 2016 admin Headlines, NHL 0

NHL Adding More Concussion Spotters

NHL Adding More Concussion Spotters

The NHL is in the process of changing its concussion monitoring system. As of this season there will be four concussion spotters watching all games from either Toronto or New York as well as spotters at each game to verify for visible symptoms. According to Bill Daly, Deputy commissioner, the spotters will be authorized to [...]

September 15, 2016 admin Headlines, NHL 0

NHL May Expand to Las Vegas

NHL May Expand to Las Vegas

The NHL’s 30 teams may soon grow to 31. The has reportedly decided to expand, and that destination will be none other than Las Vegas. A professional team in Vegas has sounded appealing to fans for quite some time. The NBA held their all-star game there roughly a decade ago, and most recently, the Raiders [...]

June 15, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, NHL 0

Gordie Howe Passes Away at 88

Gordie Howe Passes Away at 88

He was known simply as “Mr. Hockey” and was the face of the game forever. Gordie Howe played 26 seasons in the National Hockey League and, when he retired, was the owner of every major statistical category. He’s first in career games played, second in goals, a four-time champion and 23-time all-star. Howe passed away [...]

June 10, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, NHL 0

Update: Flames’ Wideman Suspended Indefinitely Pending Hearing

Update: Flames’ Wideman Suspended Indefinitely Pending Hearing

Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has been suspended indefinitely pending a hearing with NHL Hockey Operations for cross-checking linesman Don Henderson on Wednesday night. (Video) TSN’s Darren Dreger reported that the NHL opted to him and arrange for a hearing before determining a final sentence: Indefinite suspension for Wideman pending post All Star hearing. — [...]

January 29, 2016 admin Headlines, NHL 0