Tagged: ‘Gary Bettman’

NHL Could Spike Salary Cap for 2015-2016 Season
December 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has projected that the salary cap for next season could hit $73 million. ***PHOTO1*** Bettman spoke at the Board of Governors meeting, addressing representatives for all NHL teams. Bettman says the dollar figure is based on key factors, and that it is not a set number just yet. "I...

NHL Proves to Be Prepared for Domestic Violence Situations with Slava Voynov Suspension
October 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The NHL has suspended LA Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely while the league conducts an investigation regarding his arrest on charges of domestic violence Monday. ***PHOTO1*** The league suspended Voynov under Section 18-A.5 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, per, which gives the NHL the power to suspend a player pending the...

NHL Hires Chris Pronger to Role in Department of Player Safety
October 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As hypocritical as it may be, the NHL has hired Chris Pronger to join the league's Department of Player Safety. ***PHOTO1*** Pronger was considered one of the most dirty players of his generation through his 18 seasons in the NHL, and now he will be working to keep the league's current players...

Buffalo Sabres Reportedly Make Bid to Host NHL Combine
January 29th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
A report from the Buffalo Sabres indicates the team has made yet another step toward making the forthcoming HARBORCENTER a true all-levels hockey destination. The AP reported NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman as saying the Sabres put in a bid to host the annual NHL combine, which has taken place in Toronto. "I...

Buffao Sabres Forward Thomas Vanek Back in Buffalo After Stint in Austria
November 17th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Buffalo Sabres forward Thomas Vanek is back in Buffalo after an 11-game conditioning stint in his native Austria. ***PHOTO1*** Vanek played for Graz in the Austrian Hockey League, scoring five goals and 10 assists. "I had a great month in Graz and want to thank the fans, the players and the officials. It...