August 8, 2013

NHL Will Reportedly Take Over Ownership And Operations Of New Jersey Devils

The NHL will likely take over the New Jersey Devils near the start of the 2013-14 season unless a serious buyer for the team steps up before then,according to Forbes. This morning we posted that Joshua Harris and the owners of the NBA’s 76ers had joined the bidding process alongside a group led by attorney [...]

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July 29, 2013

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    Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and RSS. The 2013 season is behind us but there is still plenty of  NHL rumors and news to stay up on. NHL Trade Report on Facebook NHL Trade Report on Twitter NHL Trade Report on Google+ Updates via our RSS Feed Get our daily NHL [...]

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April 12, 2013

NHL, International Olympic Committee Continue To Work Towards Agreement

There is still no deal to send NHL players to Sochi next February for the Olympics, but another meeting Friday advanced the process, according to ESPN.com. Officials from the NHL, NHL Players Association, International Olympic Committee and the International Ice Hockey Federation met in New York City to try and resolve the outstanding issues that [...]

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April 11, 2013

NHL Announces Initiative In Support Of Gay Athletes

Amid heightened speculation that a male athlete in one of North America’s four major professional leagues will soon publicly declare his homosexuality, the National Hockey League and its players announced Thursday what appears to be the most comprehensive measure by a major men’s league in support of gay rights. “Our motto is Hockey Is for [...]

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April 4, 2013

Hockey Hall Of Fame Chairman And CEO Bill Hay To Retire

Hockey Hall of Fame chairman and chief executive officer Bill Hay has announced that he will retire later this year, according to TSN.ca. Selection committee co-chairman Pat Quinn will take over as chairman while president Jeff Denomme will add CEO duties to his job title, the Hockey Hall of Fame said Thursday in a release. [...]

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March 20, 2013

NHLPA To Poll Players About Visors

After years of resisting the idea of mandating visors in the NHL, the NHLPA plans on polling players this summer to see if they’re interested in grandfathering mandatory visors into the league. Mathieu Schneider, the NHLPA’s special assistant to the executive director, described himself as a visor advocate after playing his entire NHL career without [...]

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March 13, 2013

Talks Continue Between NHL, Sochi Organizing Committee And IIHF

Meetings this week in Sochi, Russia are advancing the process on possible NHL participation in next February’s Olympics. “We had two productive days of meetings in Sochi,” NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told ESPN.com via email from the Moscow airport. “Saw and visited all the hockey venues, the Olympic Village and other key Olympics-related infrastructure. We met [...]

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March 12, 2013

NHL And NHLPA Agree To Change Escrows Rate

The NHL and NHL Players Association have agreed to change this season’s escrow rate to 20 percent, sources confirmed to ESPN.com. That’s up from the 10 percent rate both sides had agreed upon in late January shortly after the season began. The change comes as a result of lower than originally projected NHL revenues for [...]

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March 11, 2013

NHL Board Of Governers To Vote On New Realignment Plan

The National Hockey League’s Board of Governors will hold a fax vote this week to approve the new, two-conference, four-division realignment plan for the 2013-14 campaign. The vote is expected to be completed by the end of the week. The NHLPA announced last Thursday that the players’ union wants to go forward with the league’s realignment [...]

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February 26, 2013

Bob McKenzie And Pierre LeBrun Discuss How Playoffs Will Work After NHL Realignment

Bob McKenzie: There’s nothing completely final just yet and neither side has signed off on anything but what we can anticipate at this point is that the playoffs are not going to be expanded. There will still be 16 teams in the playoffs and there will be no play-in to get to the playoffs with [...]

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