Category Archives: Calgary Flames

NHL News & Notes to 08 Sep 2019. Training camps open Thursday.

League CBA negotiations – the league and NHLPA have a 10 year CBA agreement in place that was signed in January 2013 but both sides have a September 2019 opt out clause. The NHL could of opted out on September … Continue reading

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NHL News & Notes to 25 Aug 2019. Training camps open in less than three weeks.

League The New York Islanders Belmont Park Arena in Elmont, New York, on Long Island, recently received it’s final approval and construction is starting. The cost is $1.3 B and and the development will be a multi-purpose arena and entertainment … Continue reading

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NHL News & Notes to 05 Aug 2019

Some news & notes from around the league. Training camps are scheduled to start mid Sept. League The league is apparently very happy that the City of Calgary finally approved a plan to develop a new arena for the Flames. … Continue reading

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NHL News & Notes to 21 July 2019

League The NHL recently won the League Humanitarian of the Year Award at the recent 5th Annual Sports Humanitarian Awards that were held in Los Angeles. The award recognized the NHL for work they’ve done related to driving social impact … Continue reading

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NHL News & Notes to 02 Jul 2019

A few news items from around the NHL. I wrote most of these notes before the July 1 UFA signing frenzy, to see who signed where and for how much look here. League Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the 2019-20 salary cap … Continue reading

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NHL News & Notes to 16 Jun 2019

Here are some news & notes items from around the league. This week is busy for NHL teams as the Board of Governors are meeting in Vegas on Wednesday, June 19th, the NHL Awards show is that evening from the … Continue reading

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NHL News & Notes to 02 Jun 2019

Here are some news & notes items from around the NHL. The Bruins lead the Cup finals series 2 games to 1 and the Cup should be awarded within a week. NHL activity will continue over the summer as the buy-out window … Continue reading

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NHL News & Notes to 26 May 2019. STL vs Bruins Cup final starts Monday.

Decided to publish this week since the Cup finals start today. League Buffalo is hosting the NHL Scouting Combine this week. This is where players eligible to be drafted in June gather, are put through fitness testing and interviewed by teams. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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