Tag Archives: Gary Bettman

CBA Talks: Where Do Things Currently Stand Between the NHL and NHLPA In Regards to the Next CBA?

Over the last couple of weeks, the collective bargaining agreement talks have heated up between the league owners and Players’ Association.  The current CBA was signed back in January 2013 and is set to expire on September 15, 2022.

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NHL Opts Not To Reopen CBA

The National Hockey League announced today that it will not be exercising its option to reopen the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for the 2020-21 season. The NHLPA can still opt out of the current CBA by September 15. As a condition of … Continue reading

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“He’ll get through it…We have his back”: Tom Wilson and Brett Connolly Show Support For Evgeny Kuznetsov After IIHF Suspension

The announcement from the International Ice Hockey Federation that Capitals’ center Evgeny Kuznetsov had been suspended four years from international play lit a firestorm around the hockey world, with fans, analysts, and players reacting to the news, which Kuznetsov and … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov, Capitals Release Statements on Suspension by International Ice Hockey Federation

The announcement from the International Ice Hockey Federation that Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov was suspended for four years from participating in international play after testing positive for a banned substance was a big one that rippled through the hockey world. … Continue reading

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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Holds Press Conference At NHL All-Star Weekend in San Jose

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman held his annual press conference for the 2019 NHL All-Star Weekend at SAP Center in San Jose, home of the Sharks, on Friday afternoon. Below you can find a recap of all of the news that was … Continue reading

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NHL Salary Cap Expected To Be At $83 Million For 2019-20

Photo: Sportsnet The NHL salary cap for next season is expected to rise by $3.5 million to be at $83 million, according to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. It could move slightly but the league has been good with salary cap … Continue reading

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Before Tom Wilson, There Was Dale Hunter

Photo: NHL via Getty Images A rough and tumble forward beloved by his teammates and fans alike? Check.  A player who knows all too well the fine line between playing hard and playing dirty? Affirmative.  A Canadian-born tough guy familiar … Continue reading

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Bettman Upholds Wilson Suspension

Photo: Yardbarker The NHL announced on Thursday afternoon that Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson‘s 20-game suspension has been upheld by Commissioner Gary Bettman. In a 31-page decision, Bettman said the suspension was warranted. While there was no immediate response from the … Continue reading

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NHL Commisioner Gary Bettman to be Inducted into Broadcasting Hall Of Fame

Photo: John Locher/AP The NHL announced on Thursday that Commissioner Gary Bettman will be inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Joining Bettman in the 2018 class include tennis commentator Mary Carillo, NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas, sports documentarian … Continue reading

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This Week’s Roundup from the Washington Capitals Rumor Mill

Here is the latest weekly summary from the Capitals rumor mill. We sift through the mountains of minutia to bring you credible, Capitals-related rumors currently making the rounds.

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