NHL Prioritizing Regular Season Games Should Season Resume
There remains no certain answer if the NHL will resume its operations, though if it does, officials are looking to put a higher priority on completing regular season games before playoffs. Hockey’s many scenarios for resuming play are changing daily as officials get new information on the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more
Predators Revise Payment Methods For Season Ticket Holders
Hockey season remains in limbo for the time being, but the Nashville Predators are hoping to address concerns of season ticket owners. The team announced the various ways they are helping aid those financially impacted by the pandemic, including a range of payment methods. Predators season ticket holders have... Read more
NHL Commissioner Exploring All Options For Season’s Return
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has shared his outlook for resuming the 2019-20 season, though many uncertainties remain. Speaking with sportscaster Mike Tirico on NBCSN’s “Lunch Talk Live” Tuesday, Bettman offered his take on the league’s current hiatus and possible return. He remains primarily optimistic about completing the paused season... Read more
NHL Eyeing North Dakota, New Hampshire Sites To Resume, Per Reports
To eliminate traveling upon its potential return, the NHL is reportedly considering various neutral sites to house games. Hockey insiders have pinpointed North Dakota and New Hampshire in particular as possible locations for the remainder of the disrupted season. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported that Grand Forks, North Dakota could... Read more
Anaheim’s Honda Center To Pay Part-Time Salaries Through June
There is no word as to when the Anaheim Ducks might hit the ice again. But team owners Henry and Susan Samueli will continue to pay event staffers at the Honda Center as though the NHL season was still in action. To provide financial relief for thousands without work... Read more
NHL Executives Ramp Up COVID-19 Relief Efforts
A handful of executives in the NHL are helping support their communities during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The New Jersey Devils managing partners Josh Harris and David Blitzer, through Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment, donated six-figures to RWJBarnabas’ Health Emergency Response Fund, which will help get medical equipment... Read more
NHL Eyeing Summer Months To Complete 2020 Season
Since suspending the NHL season earlier this month, league insiders have maintained a strong desire to complete regular season games and award the Stanley Cup. Now, the possibility is becoming more likely with officials eyeing the summer months as an adjusted timeframe to finish competition. Evolving coronavirus cautionary measures... Read more
Construction On NHL Seattle Arena Ongoing Despite Virus Concerns
The coronavirus pandemic may have temporarily halted all sports teams from competing, but is not slowing down construction of new venues. NHL Seattle, the league’s newest expansion team, is seeing its future home arena continue to undergo planning despite its location in one of the most infected areas of... Read more
NHL Draft, Awards Postponed Amid Suspended Season
With hockey season suspended for the time being as the country grapples with the coronavirus crisis, the NHL draft, combine and awards have all been postponed in response. The league announced Wednesday that the June events will now take place at a later date, which are yet to be... Read more
NHL Lays Out Information, Options Regarding Season’s Return
The NHL does not yet have a definitive answer for when, or how, it will resume its now-suspended season. However, the league is beginning to roll out its options for resuming play. A new Q&A form was released March 23 to offer some insight into the league’s paused operations,... Read more