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Ilya Kovalchuk (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

NHL Modifies Ilya Kovalchuk Penalty Against Devils

The league on Thursday announced that the Devils would be allowed to keep a first-round draft pick it was scheduled to forfeit this year. It also reduced the $3 million fine assessed against the team.

03/06/2014

A view inside the Bolshoy Ice Dome where the hockey will take place in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

NHL Could Rethink Sending Players To Sochi Olympics

With the league set to push pause on its season for next month’s Winter Games, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly is allowing for the possibility of a security issue that could keep the players from traveling to Russia at all.

01/28/2014

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

Henrik Sedin #33 of the Vancouver Canucks adjusts his visor. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

NHL Competition Committee Recommends Making Visors Mandatory For New Players

Former NHL defenseman Mathieu Schneider, special assistant to NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr, said a “clear majority” of players supported grandfathering visors.

06/04/2013

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

NHL, Players’ Union Partner With Organization To Fight Homophobia In Sports

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.

04/11/2013

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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.

01/12/2013

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.

01/12/2013

Ilya Kovalchuk (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils’ Kovalchuk Cutting KHL Stay Short; Damage Already Done

Ilya Kovalchuk’s desire to remain in the KHL must have burned Lou Lamoriello and the Devils up.

01/11/2013

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.”

01/09/2013

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.

01/08/2013

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.

01/07/2013

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr  (credits: Jim Rogash (L), Chip Somodevilla (R) / Getty Images)

Your Questions About The NHL Lockout Explained

Lockout issues tend to be complicated. Here’s a closer look at the issues keeping the sides from reaching an agreement.

01/05/2013

Gary Bettman (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) and Donald Fehr (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Little Movement As NHL Lockout Reaches 111th Day

If there is going to be a hockey season, the NHL and the players’ association can’t afford many more days like this.

01/04/2013

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

Key Issues Remain As Union, NHL Resume Labor Talks

After a long night of talks, the NHL and the union are returning to negotiations — just later than expected.

01/03/2013

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

NHL, NHLPA Determined To Work Toward A Deal

The NHL and the union are back at the bargaining table and seem determined to work toward a deal to save the hockey season.

01/01/2013

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