TheSTN – NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Press Conference Transcript

  Good afternoon, everyone. I’m here just to report on the recently concluded Board of Governors meeting. The Board met for two hours. As I predicted to those of you who met with me yesterday, there really is no news to report. We gave the owners a complete and thorough … Continue reading

TheSTN – NHL 2012-13 National TV Schedule Released

The National Hockey League (NHL) announced today the television schedules for national partners NBC, NBC Sports Network, CBC, TSN, TSN2, RDS and NHL Network-U.S. for the 2012-13 regular season. In the U.S., NBC and NBC Sports Network enter the second season of the 10-year agreement with the NHL, the largest … Continue reading

TheSTN – NHL: 2011-12 All Star Teams Announced

Center Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins and defenseman Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators have been voted to the First All-Star Team for the third and second time, respectively, as the National Hockey League released voting results for its postseason All-Star Teams. Malkin received First Team honors for the … Continue reading

TheSTN – NHL: 2011-12 All-Rookie Team Announced

The National Hockey League has announced the 2011-12 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players named as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League’s top rookie: forwards Adam Henrique of the New Jersey Devils, Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers. Also … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – NHL Loser Point Makes No Sense but Isn’t Going Away

The NHL has a unique feature that none of the other three major North American team sports features: instead of using winning percentage to determine its standings, the NHL uses points. Until the lockout, each NHL game had two points at stake to be divided among the competing teams. If … Continue reading