NHL GMs Meeting About Reducing Shootouts, Potentially Changing OvertimeProposals include adding more time to the current four-on-four overtime, instituting a three-on-three element and having teams switch ends with the hope that the long line change leads to more mistakes and odd-man rushes.
Ex-Players Slam NHL With Lawsuit Over Concussions 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.
Monzo: The NHL Season Is Starting — And I Don't Care The NHL used to be about one thing and one thing only: hockey. The NHL is now no longer about hockey; it's about pretty much everything but hockey as I knew it.
New Jersey Devils, WFAN Extend Broadcast Partnership The New Jersey Devils and WFAN Sports Radio 66 AM and 101.9 FM announced the extension of their multi-year partnership on Thursday.
Report: Devils Could Be Sold To Joshua Harris' Group By Thursday 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.
Devils Likely To Be Taken Over By NHL? Bettman Denies Report According to Forbes, the organization has $230 million of debt. Owner Jeff Vanderbeek, Forbes reported, recently missed a payment on a bank loan that he took out.
Derek Boogaard's Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Against NHL The family of an NHL player who died of an accidental overdose of pain medication and alcohol has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL, blaming it for brain damage he suffered as an enforcer and for his addiction to prescription painkillers.
Pro Sports Leagues, NCAA Take A Gamble In Suing NJ Over BettingThe federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday morning in Trenton by the NCAA, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL. But lawmakers say the suit was not a surprise.
Hartnett: Dan Girardi, Rangers' Overdue All-StarDan Girardi is finally getting national recognition for his value to the Rangers.
Schwei On Ice: Devils' Record-Setting PaceThe Devils remain on a roll thanks to their 3-2 shootout victory over the Islanders Sunday. New Jersey came into the season having participated in 62 shootouts, just three behind the Boston Bruins for the most since the NHL began using the tie-breaker back in the 2005-06 season.
Monzo Minor: Are The Rangers Ready To Roll?Now on a two game winning streak, the Rangers head out west to play the Ducks and Sharks. This has been the time of the season when they have played their best hockey ... down the stretch.
Keefe To The City: Chat With Brian MonzoBrian Monzo, producer for WFAN and hockey writer for WFAN.com, joined Neil Keefe again to talk about the outlook for the metro hockey teams down the stretch.
Islanders' Konopka Blasts Out-Of-Touch LemieuxZenon Konopka is ready to rumble -- again. This time Pittsburgh Penguins owner Mario Lemieux is drawing the ire of the Islanders' enforcer.
Keefe To The City: How To Fix The NHLThere are three main problems with the NHL and the way they currently police problems in the league that just need some slight modifying to make the game better and safer.
Islanders Suspend No-Show NabokovThe Islanders have suspended goalie Evgeni Nabokov for not reporting to the team after being claimed off waivers from the Red Wings last week.