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.
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.
The 2013 NHL Draft will be remembered as a momentous day in Devils history.
The You Can Play Project will conduct seminars at the NHL’s rookie symposium and make its resources and personnel available to teams. Players will be able to seek counseling or ask questions regarding sexual orientation.
Preseason expectations don’t matter anymore. It’s all about winning and consistency, and Tortorella has to find a new formula to get his team back on track.
“How do you think we feel?” Gary Bettman responded to Esiason’s displeasure. “It’s to say the least disappointing, frustrating.”
The lockout finally ended Saturday night following another tough negotiation that nearly delayed training camps even longer.
NHL players are ready to go back to work, but the lockout isn’t over yet. The owners and union now must sign a memorandum of understanding before training camps can open.