Tuesday, 04.15.2014 / 3:00 AM
everywhere, and that if the Bruins do win the Cup, Chara will likely hand the trophy to him after taking it out of the hands of NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.
He laughs nervously when that scenario is brought up.
"I've tried to keep myself from thinking about the big picture, because it doesn't help if you don't and you want to enjoy the ride too," Iginla said.
The ride starts Friday in Game 1 against...
Monday, 04.14.2014 / 12:05 AM
position, having gone 22-19-5 during his nearly four-month absence.
While Stamkos was gone, the Lightning became a team. With Stamkos, the Lightning are a contender.
And that is why it will be Stamkos who will be accepting the Stanley Cup from Commissioner Gary Bettman in June....
Friday, 04.11.2014 / 1:08 PM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman issued a statement Friday regarding the departure of Brendan Shanahan, who was named president and alternate governor of the Toronto Maple Leafs:
"Whether it was behind the scenes or under the glare of hockey's harshest spotlight, Brendan was as much of an 'impact player' at the League as he was on the ice. Brendan brought commitment, clarity and impeccable...
Friday, 04.11.2014 / 1:04 PM
of hockey's harshest spotlight, Brendan was as much of an 'impact player' at the League as he was on the ice," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said in a statement. "Brendan brought commitment, clarity and impeccable credibility to his difficult and thankless duties here, and while we are sad to see him go, we knew his unique skill-set and body of work in the sport would make him a valued leader for any Club...
Friday, 04.11.2014 / 11:12 AM
NEW YORK -- At the direction of NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Brendan Shanahan immediately relinquished responsibility for overseeing the League's Department of Player Safety upon accepting the position of President of the Toronto Maple Leafs yesterday afternoon.
Effective with Thursday night's games and for the balance of the regular season and throughout the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs...
Sunday, 04.06.2014 / 11:16 AM
Sylvan Lake to Host Pre-Season Game Between the Calgary Flames and Phoenix Coyotes
$1 million in prizing awarded to 16 communities determined to keep local rinks alive
TORONTO - Forty days of nominations, millions of votes and countless rallying cries for support in communities across the country has culminated in the announcement made by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman that Sylvan Lake...
Saturday, 04.05.2014 / 7:39 PM
The town of Sylvan Lake, Alberta, is Kraft Hockeyville 2014, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Saturday night.
Bettman made the announcement live during CBC's Hockey Night in Canada broadcast. Nearly 16 million votes were cast after 532 communities battled for the award.
Sylvan Lake's Medican Multiplex will host an NHL preseason game and receive $100,000 in arena upgrades and a visit from...
Friday, 04.04.2014 / 10:08 AM
medals in the span of four Winter Olympics, starting at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games and continuing with back-to-back wins in Vancouver (2010) and Sochi (2014). Canada's women have won four consecutive gold medals.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was among those who praised Nicholson's efforts on behalf of the sport.
"Bob is a good friend, colleague and partner whose skill at accomplishing terrific...
Wednesday, 03.12.2014 / 6:46 PM
beaucoup d'attrait pour des changements majeurs cependant. Comme l'a rappelé le commissaire Gary Bettman, beaucoup de travail a déjà été effectué pour modifier et améliorer le sport.
Wednesday, 03.12.2014 / 2:48 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- After three days of meetings at the Boca Beach Club, the NHL general managers came away with a consensus that the game is in good shape and needs no radical makeover.
"There are no major announcements or major changes," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said. "There will be some recommendations, some things people will look at, there will be some more homework done, but you...