The NHL is opening a formal review process to consider adding new franchises to its 30-team league, Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Wednesday.
The overhaul will be done in four phases, a process that started Friday with the addition of advanced statistics to the league’s website.
As far as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is concerned, the Islanders have a very bright future.
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.
The league listens to expressions of interest from markets, but Bettman reiterates there no plans in the works to take on more clubs.
Negotiations with the Philadelphia lawyer and hedge fund manager “have ceased” and “are not expected to resume,” according to Newsday.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Former Rangers and Devils winger Brendan Shanahan is taking his role as NHL’s head dsciplinarian very seriously.
At Prudential Center, the Devils honored Denis with a moment of silence before Thursday’s 4-1 preseason victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
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.
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.
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.