Author Archives: nhlj4481

NHL News & Notes to 19 May 2019

Here are some news & notes items from around the NHL. League-related NBC reported this NHL post-season is the most watched in their history of broadcasting the games. Video review – the league constant altering of the rules around what’s … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to May 5, 2019. Conference finals start this week.

Here are a few news and notes items from around the NHL. League-related Commissioner Gary Bettman was recently in Ottawa appearing before the Federal Government commons subcommittee into sports-related concussions. Some of the topics he touched on both before the … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 22 Apr 2019. There are three game 7’s remaining in round one.

Here are some news & notes from around the NHL. I try to publish on Monday every two weeks but was up late Sunday night watching OT between Vegas and the Golden Knights. League-related The league and the NHLPA have … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 31 Mar 2019. Regular seasons ends on Saturday evening (Apr 6).

Here are some news, notes and stats from around the league as we enter the final week of the regular season. I don’t have a lot on post-season match-up’s as most are not definitively set and I already had a … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 18 Mar 2019. Ten games remain in reg season.

League-related The Draft Lottery will be held Tuesday, April 9th in Toronto. It’s the evening before the post-season starts and it’s 3 weeks earlier than the lottery was held last season. Here is some info about the draft lottery. Basically the … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 04 March 2019

The Leafs are on their annual Western Canada road trip and won their first game Monday night in Calgary. A lot of people were expecting a close game between two good teams but the Leafs won easily 6-2. As a fan … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 18 Feb 2019

There is a lot going on around the league especially with the Monday, February 25th (3 PM EST) trade deadline just 7 days away. League-related The NY Islanders announced their first round post-season games will be played at Nassau Coliseum … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 05 Feb 2019

League At the start of February, the NHL announced they have anointed the month as Black History Month in the league. There is a mobile museum that will be traveling to different cities with displays and information on the history of minorities … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 27 Jan 2019

Here are some news & notes items from around the NHL. League News CBA negotiations: from recent reports, the 2-3 meetings the NHL and NHLPA had were positive and cordial. There is a feeling that with the financial prosperity of … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 14 Jan 2019

League-related The NHL & NHLPA met this past Thursday in Las Vegas as both sides had people there for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). It was reported the meeting went well and the two sides agreed to meet again this week. … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment