August 1, 2013

Billionaire Paul Allen Is “Intrigued” By The Idea Of Owning NHL Team In Portland

To expand upon what we posted earlier today about the NHL wanting to expand to Seattle, ProHockeyTalk is reporting that Chris McGowan, president/CEO of the NBA’s Trail Blazers, confirmed that Paul Allen is “intrigued” by the idea of owning an NHL club in Portland. The city of Portland was reportedly in the mix for the Coyotes if they […]

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August 1, 2013

NHL Interested In Adding Team In Seattle

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is reportedly pushing to put an expansion team in Seattle. If true, the Seattle team could start playing as early as the 2014-15 campaign. The timing would make some sense. The situation with the Phoenix Coyotes has been resolved for the time being, the new CBA has given the NHL owners […]

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March 11, 2013

Quick Hits: NHL Trade Rumors, Florida Panthers, NHL Expansion, Peter Laviolette, Top 20 Unrestricted Free Agents

  Two league executives told QMI Agency that Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon is willing to listen to all offers because his club is virtually eliminated from the playoff race with only three weeks left to the April 3 trade deadline. Sidney Crosby has no problem with the NHL expansion. “It’s only two more teams. I don’t see […]

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December 8, 2011

Expansion Talk?

8:31 AM The Winnipeg Jets might not be the new kid on the block for long. Via expansion or relocation, another city/region (or two) should benefit from acquiring an NHL franchise in the not too distant future. Southern Ontario, Kansas City, Seattle, and Las Vegas are reasonable options, ESPN.com’s Craig Custance suggests Quebec City leads the pack of potential candidates. […]

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