Tag Archives: Gary Bettman

Hockey Withdrawal Could Last A While

I’ll be blunt. I’m not sure if there’s going to be a hockey season. Based on the lack of progress between the NHL and NHLPA, it’s not looking promising for fans of the sport. Don Fehr and Gary Bettman will … Continue reading

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Devils buy out Schneider, trade for Murray as FA begins

With that deserved sendoff, the Devils officially cut ties with star-crossed Cory Schneider yesterday, putting him on waivers for the purposes of buying out the final two years of his six-year contract. Given what kind of person Cory is everyone … Continue reading

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Devils draft and offseason thoughts

In what has been a surreal seven months since the Devils’ last game, even having the true 2020 offseason begin this week has a different feel to it. If you’re not paying attention you might not have noticed the NHL … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Lightning win the Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup Champs! The victorious Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate the Stanley Cup with proud NHL commissioner Gary Bettman in a memorable ceremony. All photos copyright NBC Sports via Getty Images courtesy Associated Press It took a lot longer than expected. … Continue reading

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Hockey’s back tonight…sort of

It’s hard to believe it’s been three and a half months since the NHL (and really the world) came to a screeching halt and hit the world’s biggest speedbump in terms of everyday life. I didn’t realize it’s already been … Continue reading

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Devils’ season ends as the NHL rolls out its ‘return to play’ format

More than two months after the world came to a screeching halt due to a global pandemic, many entities (including the NHL) are trying to slowly begin a return to normal, or whatever our new normal will be when this … Continue reading

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Devils decade in review: Mostly dark clouds with a couple of bright patches

I’ve seen some decade in review things sporadically including podcasts and whatnot, plus the NFL’s 100th anniversary stuff but it didn’t really occur to me to do a decade in review for the Devils until I saw someone bring up … Continue reading

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Devils waive Schneider

Six and a half years ago is a long time, but somehow it does seem like just yesterday when I was at the Rock for the 2013 NHL Draft as Lou Lamoriello pulled a fast one on everyone and traded … Continue reading

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NHL Draft Surprises

From Russia with love. Vasily Podkolzin goes to the @Canucks! 👏 #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/gEp3Glp1pg — NHL (@NHL) June 22, 2019 On both Day 1 and 2, there were a few surprises at the NHL Draft in Vancouver. Before getting into which … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup playoff thoughts from the outside

By all accounts and logic, this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs was one of the most unpredictable in NHL history.  From the beginning – which saw a shocking sweep of President’s Cup winner Tampa Bay and other first-round upsets of last … Continue reading

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