Gary Bettman

The New York Islanders retired jersey banners hang from the rafters during their game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Feb. 21, 2008 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bettman On WFAN: Islanders Are A Franchise Heading In The Right Direction

As far as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is concerned, the Islanders have a very bright future.

10/07/2014

The New York Islanders Stanley Cup Championship banners are shown during the game against the Ottawa Senators on Jan. 29, 2008 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bettman: New Islanders Owners Will Bring In Additional Resources

Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin will officially take over control of the Islanders in two years, now that the NHL Board of Governors has approved their purchase of the team from Charles Wang.

10/01/2014

Commissioner Gary Bettman will not. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Commissioner Bettman: NHL Will Not Be Expanding Any Time Soon

The league listens to expressions of interest from markets, but Bettman reiterates there no plans in the works to take on more clubs.

09/23/2014

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Barroway No Longer In Talks To Buy Islanders

Negotiations with the Philadelphia lawyer and hedge fund manager “have ceased” and “are not expected to resume,” according to Newsday.

08/06/2014

Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bettman On WFAN: Eastern Conference Finals To Start Saturday Afternoon

WFAN co-hosts Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton wanted to know when exactly the Rangers would be playing again after their Game 7 win over Pittsburgh. Enter the commish…

05/14/2014

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Aaron Vincent Elkaim/Getty Images)

NHL Salary Cap Expected To Rise To $71 Million

The minimum amount for teams to spend is expected to be about $52 million, an increase from this season’s $44 million. The NHL has had a major recovery one season after the lockout-shortened campaign.

12/10/2013

A camera man films an NHL game in Vancouver (Photo by Kim Stallknecht/Getty Images)

NHL, Rogers Reach 12-Year, $5.2 Billion Canadian TV Deal

The league says the deal gives Rogers national rights to all NHL games, including the playoffs and Stanley Cup Final, on all of its platforms in all languages.

11/26/2013

Vladimir Sobotka #17 of the St. Louis Blues fights against Rich Peverley #17 of the Dallas Stars.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Ex-Players Slam NHL With Lawsuit Over Concussions

10 former National Hockey League players, including All-Star forward Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions.

11/26/2013

Brendan Shanahan speaks with the media prior to the 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction ceremony at the Hockey Hall Of Fame on November 14, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brendan Shanahan Is Still Carving His NHL Legacy

Former Rangers and Devils winger Brendan Shanahan is taking his role as NHL’s head dsciplinarian very seriously.

11/11/2013

Denis and Martin Brodeur (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Denis Brodeur Lived An Incredible Hockey Life

At Prudential Center, the Devils honored Denis with a moment of silence before Thursday’s 4-1 preseason victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.

09/27/2013

Joshua Harris (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Devils Could Be Sold To Joshua Harris’ Group By Thursday

According to Tom Gulitti of The Record, the team could be sold by Thursday. Sources told Gulitti that the Devils could soon be bought by a group headed by Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris.

08/14/2013

Chairman and Managing Partner Jeff Vanderbeek of the New Jersey Devils  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Several Groups Vying To Buy Devils; Deal Expected Before Start Of Season

A person familiar with the negotiations says several groups are vying to buy the financially-strapped franchise and there is a chance a deal might be done quickly.

08/09/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announces the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium, August 8, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Yankee Stadium To Host First-Ever NHL Games This Winter

Baseballs will be replaced by pucks when the New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders battle it out in the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series.

08/08/2013

Gary Bettman (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Season To Go On Hold So Players Can Compete In Sochi 2014 Olympics

After weeks of tough negotiations, the NHL and its players reached a deal with the International Ice Hockey Federation on Friday to put the season on hold again so the game’s biggest stars can compete in next year’s Olympics in Sochi.

07/19/2013

Cory Schneider (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Martin Brodeur (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devil Of A Deal — Lamoriello Steals Schneider From Canucks

The 2013 NHL Draft will be remembered as a momentous day in Devils history.

07/01/2013

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