Tag Archives: Gary Bettman

  • 11 Big Questions Heading Into the 2013 NHL Season

    11 Big Questions Heading Into the 2013 NHL Season

    Well here’s something I didn’t think I was going to get to write this year—a list of the biggest storylines for the upcoming NHL season. Just three weeks ago I had pretty much given up all hope that the groundless and maddening NHL lockout would ever end. Now here I am, very pleasantly surprised to […]

  • The NHL Is Back!!! But Will You Be? (Video)

    The NHL Is Back!!! But Will You Be? (Video)

    Good news, Florida Panthers fans: your long nightmare is over. The NHL lockout is over. Hockey is back. As you’ve surely heard by now, in the wee hours of Sunday morning, the NHL and the NHLPA finally reached a tentative agreement on a new CBA that will supposedly have players back on the ice and […]

  • 13 People Who Need the NHL Lockout to End Right Now

    13 People Who Need the NHL Lockout to End Right Now

    Since the NHL lockout began two months ago, much of the hockey-loving public’s attention has been focused on who’s right and who’s wrong. Is it the owners being too greedy? Is all this stuff about redefining hockey-related revenue nonsense? Or do they have a point—are the players asking for too much in a time when […]

  • Behold The “Official Song” Of The NHL Lockout (Video)

    Behold The “Official Song” Of The NHL Lockout (Video)

    What do you get when you combine a new Taylor Swift song about Jake Gyllenhaal, a couple of country music radio DJs from Winnipeg, and the NHL lockout? You get “The Official Song of the NHL Lockout.” A few weeks ago a DJ from QX104 FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba, named Jonathan Best had a great […]

  • Brian Burke Was Going To Rent A Barn To Fight Kevin Lowe (Video)

    Brian Burke Was Going To Rent A Barn To Fight Kevin Lowe (Video)

    Brain Burke and Kevin Lowe may get along well now, but that wasn’t always the case. Back in the summer of 2007, the Ducks had just won the franchise’s first Stanley Cup, and forward Dustin Penner was a big part of that, recording 29 goals in the regular season.  That seemed to impress Edmonton Oilers […]

  • Balsillie’s Bid To Buy and Move Coyotes Rejected

    Balsillie’s Bid To Buy and Move Coyotes Rejected

    Total Pro Sports – With the NHL season over, there is now plenty of time to talk about the possibility of the Phoenix Coyotes moving North of the Boarder to Hamilton, Ontario.  Well after yesterday’s court ruling, that issue has ended as well. Judge Redfield T. Baum announced in a 21 page decision that he […]

  • The NHL Is On Thin Ice

    The NHL Is On Thin Ice

    Total Pro Sports – Hockey has been a part of the sports world for 85 years with the establishment of the National Hockey League.  The sport has had its up and downs, but has survived has one of the 4 largest sports in North America.  Now the league is in financial trouble.  With the decline […]

  • Alexander Ovechkin Learns To Fly

    Alexander Ovechkin Learns To Fly

    Total Pro Sports-  Anyone who was watching the Washington Capitals and the Boston Bruins game last must have been thinking that Alexander Ovechkin seriously injured himself, after flying into the boards head first.  Miraculously he is ok and he even returned to finish the game.  What a machine this guy is, just when you think […]

  • Marian Gaborik Feud And The NHL

    Marian Gaborik Feud And The NHL

    Total Pro Sports – There are so many hot topic issues in the NHL right now.  The Pittsburgh Penguins are in disarray.  Michael Therrien, coach of the Pens, has many problems his players. A Lot of the players are not happy because Therrien called them out in front of their peers saying their playing terrible.  […]

  • NHL Struggling With Attendance

    NHL Struggling With Attendance

    NHL Attendance From Previous Games Buffalo @ New Jersey – 10,567 Columbus Blue @ New York – 10,184 Florida @ Atlanta – 10,584 Dallas @ Boston (On a Saturday) – 14,576 Chicago at Columbus (On a Saturday) – 14,680 Ottawa @ Florida – 13,567 Vancouver @ Los Angeles – 13,652 Anaheim @ Columbus – 10,494 […]