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Logo for 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game unveiled

Will help celebrate Lightning's 25th anniversary, second time hosting weekend festivities

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - Tampa Bay Lightning fans were the first to catch a glimpse of the awaited logo for the upcoming 2018 Honda NHL® All-Star Game at tonight's preseason game against the Nashville Predators. The League's mid-season showcase will take place at AMALIE Arena on Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28 and will include the NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ and the Honda NHL® All-Star Game, respectively.

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Coyotes Issue Statement Regarding Ice at Gila River Arena

Arizona's preseason game vs. San Jose on Sept. 23 will take place as planned

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, September 21, 2017
 
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Arizona Coyotes President and CEO Steve Patterson issued the following statement today regarding the ice condition at Gila River Arena.

"Last weekend, AEG Facilities, which serves as the manager for Gila River Arena, determined that poor ice conditions precluded the team from playing its first preseason game on Monday, September 18 versus the Los Angeles Kings. The problem has since been corrected and a new sheet of ice has been installed. The Coyotes preseason game against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, September 23 will take place as planned.

"On behalf of the entire organization, I would like to thank our fans and corporate partners for their patience and understanding throughout this process. We look forward to seeing everyone at our game on Saturday."

For Coyotes ticket information, please call 480-563-PUCK or visit ArizonaCoyotes.com.

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Bylsma, Daneyko, Grimson, Redmond join NHL Network on-air lineup

Cup-winning coach, two former NHL players to serve as studio analysts; ex-Sportsnet anchor joins as host and reporter

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NHL Network today announced that 2009 Stanley Cup-winning head coach Dan Bylsma, three-time Stanley Cup champion Ken Daneyko, 14-year NHL veteran Stu Grimson, and former Sportsnet anchor Jackie Redmond have joined its roster of on-air talent appearing across its studio programming. Bylsma, Daneyko and Grimson will contribute as studio analysts, and Redmond will serve as a studio host and reporter.

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Kings, Canucks set for 2017 China Games

Shanghai, Beijing will host first NHL preseason games to be played in country

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

SHANGHAI - The Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks are set to face off in the first-ever preseason games played in China in the 2017 NHL China Games™ presented by O.R.G. Packaging. On Sept. 21, the Kings will play host to the Canucks in Shanghai at Mercedes-Benz Arena at 7:30 p.m. (China Standard Time). The game in Shanghai will be broadcast on NBCSN in the United States, Sportsnet in Canada and CCTV in China. The clubs will travel to Beijing to play the second preseason contest at Wukesong Arena on Sept. 23, where the Canucks will play host to the Kings at 3:30 p.m. (China Standard Time). The game in Beijing will be broadcast on Sportsnet in Canada, NHL Network in the United States and CCTV in China.

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NHL Network preseason schedule begins Sept. 16

More than 20 live games to be featured in 16 days, including Golden Knights debut

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

September 12, 2017 - NHL Network today announced its upcoming slate of preseason games, featuring more than 20 matchups in 16 days, including the Vegas Golden Knights' first-ever preseason game this Sunday, Sept. 17, live at 5 p.m. ET against the Vancouver Canucks. 

The Golden Knights will be showcased in four preseason matchups on NHL Network, facing off against three Pacific Division opponents: the Canucks, the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, September 26 at 10:00 p.m. ET, and the San Jose Sharks on Sunday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

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NHL, NHLPA, Panthers, Lightning donate $2.7 million to hurricane relief

Money will be directed throughout Florida to aid those affected by Irma

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

TAMPA/SUNRISE/NEW YORK/TORONTO - The Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and National Hockey League (NHL) today announced a joint donation of $2.7 million for hurricane relief to those affected across the state of Florida by Hurricane Irma.

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2017 Scotiabank NHL100 Classic tickets to go on sale

Limited number available for purchase Tuesday for Dec. 16 outdoor game between Senators, Canadiens

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK -- The NHL announced today that a limited number of tickets to the 2017 Scotiabank NHL100 Classic™ at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa between the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens will go on sale to the public tomorrow.

Tickets to the Dec. 16 outdoor match-up between the Senators and Canadiens will be available for purchase via www.Ticketmaster.com and www.Ticketmaster.ca the official ticket marketplace of the NHL, beginning at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday, Sept. 12. This opportunity is available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last.

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Commissioner Bettman releases statement on passing of Pilote

Calls Hall of Fame defenseman 'mainstay of the Blackhawks' 1961 Cup championship

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK -- National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman today issued this statement regarding the passing of Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman Pierre Pilote:

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Parros to lead Department of Player Safety

Replaces Quintal, who will remain with NHL

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK -- George Parros has been named Senior Vice President of Player Safety and will take over the leadership of the department effective immediately, the National Hockey League announced today.

Stephane Quintal is stepping down to pursue other opportunities within the game. However, he has agreed to remain with the Department through the end of the 2017-18 season to assist in the transition as Senior Vice President of Player Safety and Special Projects.

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NHL, NHLPA unveil hockey's Declaration of Principles

Stakeholders pledge to develop, promote, support positive change in sport's culture

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK/ TORONTO - The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) today unveiled hockey's Declaration of Principles - developed by and for hockey stakeholders - to advance policies, programs and initiatives, while inspiring fans, players and communities to create the best possible experience for the entire hockey community. This joint statement advocates the game of hockey as a powerful platform for participants to build character, foster positive values and develop important life skills that transcend the game. 

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