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NHL Commissioner Bettman signs deal through ’22

Bettman has signed a contract through 2022, according to a person familiar with the situation. National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman recently said retirement wasn’t on his radar. The Board of Governors met Saturday morning; however, expansion was only a …

NFL says no rule against Raiders move to Vegas

New York (AFP) – An NFL memo sent to clubs in the wake of Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis visiting Las Vegas says there is no rule against moving a team to any city. The note, made public over the …

Rumors II: Jets, Ducks, and Alex Kovalev

On the Winnipeg Jets … Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun: Dustin Byfuglien has said that he’s leaving negotiations up to his agent and is trying to block things out. Andrew Ladd on the other had is sounding like he’s …

Rumors III: Red Wings, Capitals, and Expansion

On the Detroit Red Wings … Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press: The Red Wings won’t have a lot of salary cap space, $500,000, heading towards the trade deadline day. If they are going to bring in someone, …

Claude Giroux helps East win NHL All-Star skills competition

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Claude Giroux helped the Eastern Conference earn a breather. The Flyers‘ captain chipped in to the Eastern Conference’s 29-12 win over the Western Conference in the NHL skills competition at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday night. That puts …

Holtby, East lose to West in Skills Challenge Relay

NASHVILLE — Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby grew up watching a generation of NHL goaltenders who were phenomenal stick-handlers. The list includes: Martin Brodeur, Patrick Roy and Marty Turco. “Those guys, that was part of the game then,” Holtby said …

NHL All-Star Game format, rosters

print From the official NHL release. The All-Star Game will feature a 3-on-3 All-Star tournament. The new format will divide the All-Star Game into three 20-minute games, with star players from each division making up the four All-Star teams: Pacific, …

NHL not worried about World Cup no-shows: players or fans

NASHVILLE – It’s one of the nagging controversies surrounding the NHL All-Star Game: Players who opt not to attend the event to rest up, taking a one-game “suspension” on either side of the All-Star Break in the process.  That’s missing …

Gary Bettman signs deal to remain NHL commissioner through 2022

Gary Bettman said his relationship with the union has never been better. Perhaps that’s why he is willing to stick around as NHL commissioner into the next decade. Bettman signed a contract through 2022, he confirmed in an interview Sunday …

NHL investigation of Patrick Kane still ‘ongoing’: report – WGN

CHICAGO — Despite Patrick Kane not having to face criminal charges in an alleged sexual assault case, a new report says the NHL is continuing its own investigation into the Blackhawks star. The Chicago Tribune reports that the NHL will conduct its own review …