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.
Road trip! Rangers fans, you’re in luck — there’s news on the Blueshirts schedule front.
“Most importantly to our fans, who love and have missed NHL hockey, I am sorry,” Bettman said. “I know that an explanation or an apology will not erase the hard feelings that have built up over the past few months, but I owe you an apology nevertheless.”
Instead of merely bean-counting, the NHL’s caretakers should be looking for ways to bring the game back from the muck it’s become.
The window to win a Stanley Cup Championship is once again open for the Rangers.
Hockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice.
Lockout issues tend to be complicated. Here’s a closer look at the issues keeping the sides from reaching an agreement.
If there is going to be a hockey season, the NHL and the players’ association can’t afford many more days like this.
After a long night of talks, the NHL and the union are returning to negotiations — just later than expected.