NHL Lockout

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Bruins Trade Veteran Goalie Tim Thomas To Isles For Conditional Second-Round Pick

Veteran goalie Tim Thomas, who has said he won’t play this season, was traded by the Boston Bruins to the New York Islanders on Thursday for a conditional second-round draft choice either next year or in 2015.


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Bettman Hears It From Boomer, Says NHL Has ‘Fences To Mend’ With Fans

“How do you think we feel?” Gary Bettman responded to Esiason’s displeasure. “It’s to say the least disappointing, frustrating.”


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Tortorella, Rangers Optimistic On First Day Of Training Camp

“It was good, good at first. It tailed, to be expected,” Tortorella said following a two-hour practice at the team’s facility in Greenburgh.


Ilya Kovalchuk (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lamoriello Never Had Concerns About Kovalchuk

Ilya Kovalchuk will be back in the United States Tuesday and practice with the Devils on Wednesday.


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Rangers Sign Michael Del Zotto, Matt Gilroy As Training Camp Opens

The New York Rangers announced two signings before the opening of training camp.


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NHL Lockout Is Officially Over, Training Camps Set To Open

The lockout finally ended Saturday night following another tough negotiation that nearly delayed training camps even longer.


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Report: Rangers Allow Wade Redden To Seek A Trade

New York Rangers have given Wade Redden permission to begin speaking to other teams in hopes of arranging a trade.


Bill Daly, Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner Gary Bettman of the National Hockey League (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHLPA Ratifies New Deal, One More Step Before Camps Can Open

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.


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NHL Owners Approve New Labor Deal; Gary Bettman Apologizes To Fans

“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.”


Ilya Kovalchuk (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Kovalchuk Remains On KHL All-Star Roster; Will He Go To Devils’ Training Camp?

Kovalchuk has been playing in the Kontinental Hockey League, and is on the roster for the KHL All-Star Game set to take place on Sunday in Chelyabinsk. And therein lies the confusion.


Ilya Kovalchuk (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Devils Believe llya Kovalchuk Will Return To Team Once Lockout Is Officially Lifted

Kovalchuk, who signed a 15-year, $100 million contract with New Jersey in 2010, played in a KHL game Tuesday. He told Russian media he was playing to stay in shape pending the end of the lockout.


Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers controls the puck. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: The NHL Is Back! Great — Now Fix It!

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.


NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images for NHL)

NHL Appears Headed Toward 48-Game Season As Opposed To 50-Game Season

“I think 48 is most likely at this point, unless the players can expedite their ratification process,” NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly wrote in an email Monday to The Associated Press.


Henrik Lundqvist (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

With Lockout Finally Over, Rangers ‘Pumped’ To Get Back On The Ice

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist received the wakeup call he waited to hear for 113 days. Locked out for months, the NHL was indeed ready to drop the puck.


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B&C Morning Show: Hockey Is Back — Don’t Doubt Boomer!

Needless to say, as we are in the new age of social media, Boomer’s heads-up was met with resistance.