Tagged: ‘Gary Bettman’

Lichtenstein: NHL Has Good Reason To Sit Out 2018 Olympics
April 6th, 2017 at 8:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Steve Lichtenstein» More Columns I'm not in the habit of agreeing with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, the owners' pawn who is most famous for just saying, "No!" To seasons. And now, to the Winter Olympics. However, I find it hard to counter Bettman's justifications in his announcement on Monday that...

New Canadians Welcomed as Part of World Cup of Hockey 2016 Legacy Project
September 21st, 2016 at 6:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Official release from the National Hockey League: The multicultural city of Toronto, host city of the World Cup of Hockey 2016, was a fitting backdrop for the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and National Hockey League (NHL) to unveil the World Cup of Hockey 2016 Legacy Project. Within Toronto’s diverse...

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Address’ Concussions
July 29th, 2016 at 1:30 PM
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has once again stated that there is not enough data yet to draw conclusions about the link between sports-related concussions and long-term brain degeneration. This statement came in a 24-page letter he wrote to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal that was posted on The New York Times' website...

NHL Expansion Expected to Be Finalized June 22
June 1st, 2016 at 9:00 PM
The NHL's ongoing expansion process involving the Las Vegas and Quebec City markets is expected to be finalized at the Board of Governors meeting in Las Vegas on June 22, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday. Commissioner Bettman, said he anticipates the Board of Governors will receive a recommendation on expansion...

New York Rangers Legend Andy Bathgate Dies at 83
March 2nd, 2016 at 8:22 AM
New York Rangers legend Andy Bathgate, died Friday. He was 83. A two-time First-Team All-Star forward with the Rangers, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1978 and the Rangers retired his number in 2009. "Andy Bathgate was a strong leader, a consistently prolific scorer and a fierce competitor," NHL...