Tag: National Hockey League


NHL to be back in rink on August 1

NHL will resume season update July 2020

The National Hockey League (NHL) season will resume on August 1 with a 24-team Stanley Cup playoffs. The NHL and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have tentatively agreed on the plan and on a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) extension that could reportedly include an... » Read more


Nassau Coliseum to shut shop; ‘Isles’ marooned

Nassau Coliseum July 2020

The National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) New York Islanders have been left high and dry and will have to find a new digs for themselves for the 2020-21 seasons following an announcement that the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum would be shuttered indefinitely in New York, US. The National Hockey... » Read more


NHL cancels 2019-20 seasons; unveil new plans

NHL will resume with play-offs May 2020

The National Hockey League (NHL) has dropped the idea of playing its 2019-20 regular seasons and will go straight for an expanded 24-team playoff format on the condition that it is able to resume play amid the coronavirus crisis which has dealt a severe punch to the United States. This information... » Read more


NFL cancels games in London for 2020

NFL and NHL cancelling European fixtures

The National Football League (NFL) will not play a single game outside the United States (US) this year. The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football... » Read more


NHL plans to restart season off the table

NHL update April 2020

According to multiple reports, the National Hockey League (NHL) has abandoned its plans to restart the season at neutral sites. The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and seven in Canada. Facilities in... » Read more


Does resuming sports seasons hold water?

Sports Season and League postponed or canceled

The London-based data-driven digital agency Two Circles has suggested in a new analysis that following the outbreak of COVID-19, the global sporting calendar for 2020 will, in all likelihood, lose almost half of its originally-scheduled events as a whole lot of them has either been canceled or... » Read more


Lightning owner launches new business verticals

Tampa Bay Lightning - Vinik Sports Group

Jeff Vinik, the Chairman and Governor of the professional ice hockey team based at Tampa, Florida, in the US – Tampa Bay Lightning – has set in motion a new sports and entertainment firm that will serve as the parent company of the National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey franchise and the... » Read more


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