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NHL, Canada dedicate plaque to commemorate League's 100th birthday

Windsor Hotel in Montreal memorialized as site of League's founding

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

MONTREAL - To celebrate the Centennial birthday of the National Hockey League, Commissioner Gary Bettman; Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson; NHL General Manager David Poile, on behalf of the League's GMs; Hall of Famers Ray Bourque, Yvan Cournoyer, Rod Gilbert, Dave Keon, Frank Mahovlich and Denis Savard; and representatives from the Government of Canada today dedicated a plaque recognizing The Windsor Hotel/Le Windsor as the birthplace of the League.

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Adams to headline entertainment for NHL100 Classic

Rock icon will perform during second intermission of Canadiens-Senators outdoor game on Dec. 16

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK / TORONTO - Multi-platinum recording artist Bryan Adams will headline the entertainment for the 2017 Scotiabank NHL100 Classic™, the outdoor game between the Ottawa Senators® and Montreal Canadiens® on Saturday, Dec. 16 at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, the National Hockey League announced today. The game, which will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the League's first games played on Dec. 19, 1917, will be broadcast live on Hockey Night in Canada and TVA Sports in Canada and on NBCSN in the U.S. at 7 p.m. ET. 

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NHL unveils remaining four greatest moments

Fan voting for semifinal round runs through Nov. 21

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK / TORONTO - The National Hockey League today announced the remaining 4 moments - as selected by fans - in the Greatest NHL® Moments Presented by Coors Light and Pepsi Zero Sugar. Starting now, fans can visit NHL.com/GreatestMoments to begin voting in the semifinals of the bracket-style, interactive, digital and mobile program, and continue the quest of selecting the Greatest NHL Moment of all time -- spanning from the League's inaugural season in 1917-18 to present day.

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NHL unveils logo for 2018 Coors Light Stadium Series

Capitals, Maple Leafs to play at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on March 3

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - The National Hockey League and Washington Capitals® today unveiled the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ logo as the team prepares to host the Toronto Maple Leafs® outdoors at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on March 3, 2018. The logo was revealed at today's Navy-SMU game, which was attended by Capitals defensemen Matt Niskanen and John Carlson.

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NHL unveils remaining eight greatest moments

Fan voting for fourth round runs through Nov. 14

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK / TORONTO - Following three rounds of fan voting, the National Hockey League today unveiled the top eight moments remaining in the Greatest NHL® Moments Presented by Coors Light and Pepsi Zero Sugar. Round 4 voting is now open at NHL.com/GreatestMoments, with the top eight moments going head-to-head in this bracket-style, interactive, digital and mobile program which started with 64 of the NHL's most memorable events, milestones and achievements -- spanning from the League's inaugural season in 1917-18 to present day.

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NHL, Fanatics launch Canada-based ecommerce shop

'Breakaway' fan jerseys, officially licensed products available at online store

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK / TORONTO - The National Hockey League (NHL®) and Fanatics, the global leader for licensed sports merchandise, today announced the launch of the League's new Canadian-based ecommerce platform, NHLShop.CA. The new online shop will provide Canadian hockey fans with a localized, seamless shopping experience, featuring faster shipping and an expanding assortment of fan gear and apparel for the NHL's 31 teams - seven of which are based in Canada - from Fanatics and official NHL partners, including authentic jersey and apparel provider adidas.

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Special weekend in Montreal planned for League's 100th birthday

GM meeting at site of NHL's formation, Fan Arena among activities planned

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK/TORONTO/MONTREAL - The National Hockey League (NHL) and Montreal Canadiens will host a series of events and ceremonies on Nov. 17-19, 2017 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the League. The celebration will take place in Montreal, where the NHL was founded at the Windsor Hotel in November 1917. Representing the Original Six roots of the NHL, Hall of Famers Ray Bourque (Boston Bruins), Yvan Cournoyer (Montreal Canadiens), Rod Gilbert (New York Rangers), Dave Keon (Toronto Maple Leafs), Frank Mahovlich (Detroit Red Wings), and Denis Savard (Chicago Blackhawks) - who have won a combined 22 Stanley Cup championships, scored 2,934 goals and produced 7,625 points in 8,156 regular-season and playoff games - will make special appearances throughout the weekend.

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2017 SAP NHL Global Series Set for Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 in Stockholm

Avalanche, Senators to face off in pair of regular-season games

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

STOCKHOLM --The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators are set to face off in the 2017 SAP NHL Global Series™, a pair of regular-season games in Stockholm, Sweden, on Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Ericsson Globe.

The 2017 SAP NHL Global Series™ will mark the fifth time the NHL® has traveled to Europe to play regular-season games and the first such time since the 2011 Compuware NHL Premiere™, which took place in Berlin, Germany; Helsinki, Finland; and Stockholm, Sweden. These games reward the legion of loyal and passionate international fans by featuring some of the NHL's biggest stars and generating interest in the League worldwide. The games between Colorado and Ottawa on Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 will be the 21st and 22nd NHL® regular-season games played in Europe. They also will be the ninth and tenth NHL regular-season games played in Sweden.

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Golden Knights under spotlight in new weekly series

Five episodes to air on Facebook Watch beginning Nov. 8, will chronicle creation of NHL's 31st team

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK  -- NowThis Sports and the National Hockey League (NHL) today announced the launch of a new series on Facebook's Watch platform that chronicles the creation of a brand new professional sports franchise - the Vegas Golden Knights - and its role within the community in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting on October 1. Co-produced by NHL Original Productions, Home Team: The Vegas Golden Knights, which premieres on Wednesday, November 8, will post weekly episodes on Facebook Watch over the course of five weeks. Viewers can add this show to their watchlist by following the Home Team: The Vegas Golden Knights Show Page.

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Three players fined for unsportsmanlike conduct

Penalty of $5,000 each for Hayes of Rangers, Killorn, Stamkos of Lightning

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - New York Rangers forward Kevin Hayes and Tampa Bay Lightning forwards Alex Killorn and Steven Stamkos each have been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for unsportsmanlike conduct during NHL Game No. 189 in Tampa on Thursday, Nov. 2, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

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