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UPDATED: Sun., May 31, 2020

NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume

The NHL has a coronavirus testing plan for players and staff if it returns to play.

Gary Bettman: NHL players in isolation while season is on hold

NHL players are staying away from rinks and self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic that has put their season on hold.

UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2020

On ice: NHL suspends season amid coronavirus pandemic

The NHL is following the NBA’s lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Gary Bettman, Tim Thomas among US Hockey Hall of Fame inductees

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, former Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas, longtime NHL forward Brian Gionta, Washington youth hockey staple Neal Henderson and U.S women’s star Krissy Wendell will be inducted …

UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019

Couch Slouch: Fan’s prodding results in rare look at NHL

Couch Slouch: As the National Hockey League playoffs commence — they are held annually at this time except in those years in which the entire season is canceled — I …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019

Commissioner Gary Bettman: Seattle will host NHL draft and All-Star weekend

The NHL is giving Seattle’s future franchise a reward for its investment in bringing the league’s 32nd franchise to the city. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league has promised …

Fans abuzz after NHL awards its 32nd franchise to Seattle

Fans at a downtown Seattle bar erupted with cheers following the announcement that the city was being awarded the 32nd NHL franchise. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan took a bit of …

UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018

Gary Bettman, Martin Brodeur, Willie O’Ree top Hockey Hall of Fame class

The Hockey Hall of Fame has added the first black player in the National Hockey League, the league’s all-time winningest goaltender and Commissioner Gary Bettman to its latest class. Willie …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …