Stories tagged: Gary Bettman
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
NHL allows Seattle to pursue expansion team
One hundred years after the Seattle Metropolitans won the Stanley Cup, the NHL appears closer than ever to coming to the Emerald City. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Thursday that …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 4:11 p.m.
Bettman: NHL committing to keeping Coyotes in Arizona
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league is committed to keeping the Coyotes in Arizona. He also stressed that the team doesn’t have a future in its current arena in …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Welcome to Hockeywood: NHL All-Stars converge for L.A. party
Sidney Crosby only took a few steps into the lobby of his downtown Los Angeles hotel Friday before he was besieged by a bevy of sprinting fans. The Pittsburgh Penguins …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 10:12 p.m.
Digest: Tina Charles, U.S. women’s hoops beat France 84-62
Tina Charles scored 17 points and Maya Moore added 13 to help the U.S. women’s basketball team beat France 84-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game in Newark, Delaware.
Tue., June 14, 2016, 5:45 p.m.
Thousands pay respects to Gordie Howe in Detroit
Gordie Howe’s casket was guided down a hallway, flanked by some of the biggest names in sports: Wayne Gretzky, Scotty Bowman and Al Kaline.
Thu., June 4, 2015
Gary Bettman soothes worries over Coyotes, Panthers before final
TAMPA, Fla. – Commissioner Gary Bettman sees few glaring problems with the NHL as the Stanley Cup Final gets underway in a model Sun Belt hockey market, and he is …
Tue., May 27, 2014
Slouch critiques da bosses
Every 50 years, Couch Slouch assesses the commissioners of the four major professional sports leagues. The last time I did it, I was in kindergarten – without the far-flung knowledge …
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013
Bettman says players learning how to hit safely
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said he believes players are learning how to hit and check without violating the league’s safety rules. Bettman said Tuesday, the final day of the Board …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2012
Going inside the mind of the lockout king
This is my favorite time of year in the NHL: A labor dispute leading to a delayed regular season. Every several autumns, lockout lord Gary Bettman turns off the lights …
Thu., June 2, 2011
In brief: Swiss director calls Armstrong’s results ‘suspicious’
Cycling: The director of the Swiss anti-doping laboratory informed federal authorities last fall that Lance Armstrong’s test results from the 2001 Tour de Suisse were “suspicious” and “consistent with EPO …
Sun., Jan. 30, 2011
NHL discovers accidents lead to increase in concussions
RALEIGH, N.C. – Sidney Crosby is hardly the only NHL player felled by a concussion this season. In fact, he has lots of unwanted company. The NHL board of governors …