NHL News: Will Quebec City ever get the Nordiques back?

Friday, January 14, 2022 21

The authorities of Quebec desires an NHL group in Quebec City. Premier François Legault had opened the door to talk with the NHL in November, professing an interest in seeing professional hockey return to Quebec City. Quebec government officials met with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman the day gone by and have been given awful information. […]

February 1: This Day in NHL History

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Feb. 1 NHL History 1947: With his team struggling offensively, New York Rangers goalie Chuck Rayner skates the puck all the way into the Montreal Canadiens zone three times to try to score a goal. The strategy doesn’t work, and the Rangers lose 2-1 at the Forum. 1964: Montreal Canadiens forward Bobby Rousseau scores five goals in a 9-3 victory against […]

December 11: This Day in NHL History

Monday, December 11, 2017 25

Dec. 11 NHL History 1969: Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” is played at the Spectrum for the first time, and the Philadelphia Flyers respond by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3. The Flyers go 19-1-1 in the next three seasons when “God Bless America” is played. 1977: Tom Bladon of the Flyers sets an NHL […]

NHL will not participate in 2018 Olympics

Monday, April 03, 2017 13

League announces no break in 2017-18 schedule for PyeongChang Games, says “matter officially closed’ “We have previously made clear that while the overwhelming majority of our clubs are adamantly opposed to disrupting the 2017-18 NHL season for purposes of accommodating Olympic participation by some NHL players, we were open to hearing from any of the […]

Quebec City Las Vegas NHL expansion news

Thursday, July 23, 2015 25

Gary Bettman says a decision on the Quebec City and Las Vegas NHL expansions could come in next few months. Are the Nordiques coming back to Quebec City? Can the NHL survive and have the support in Las Vegas? Bettman said the NHL was “not under any deadlines” at the Beyond Sport United conference in […]

NHL News: Salary Cap, Flyers, Penguins

Monday, April 27, 2015 21

The Score: Gary Bettman projects 2015-16 salary cap at $71.5 million. This means NHL franchises should have around $2.5 million more in cap space to build their rosters for next season. The $71.5-million figure is lower than early estimates, which were hampered by the Canadian dollar’s recent struggles. Sportsnet: The Philadelphia Flyers have former Edmonton […]

NHL News: Jagr, Kane, Salary Cap

Tuesday, December 09, 2014 21

NJ.com: Playing in his 1,500th career game, Jaromir Jagr scored the 710th goal of his NHL career. He also had an assist as he passed Marcel Dionne for sole possession of fifth place on the all-time scoring list with 1,772 points. NHL.com: Gary Bettman: Salary-cap projection for the 2015-16 season around $73 million. TSN.ca: NHL […]

NHL News: Bettman, Bouillon, Bissonnette

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The Score: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman earned $8.8M during lockout season, which was a $500K increase over the previous year. Habslink: RDS reporting the Montreal Canadiens & Francis Bouillon in “intense negotiations” on a 1-yr contract. The Washington Post: The Washington Capitals have expressed interest in free agent Paul Bissonnette. Bissonnette has been fielding interest […]