Tag: NHL


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


Top guns to design Calgary Event Centre

Calgary Flames new arena

The Calgary Event Centre project has brought in the top guns of the sport architecture world – Rossetti and Populous – to compete for designing the National Hockey League (NHL) arena. The Calgary Event Centre is a planned arena complex to be built in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It will come... » 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


NHL to get going with tracking tech during Stanley Cup

NHL - Amalie Arena

The National Hockey League (NHL) will have player-tracking and puck-tracking technology active in the arenas of the 16 teams that comprise the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs and in all of its 31 facilities for the start of next season. It is expected to be fully operational league wide next season. This... » Read more


$550-mn center to come as breath of fresh air for Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames new arena

Calgary Flames could kick off the 2024-2025 season in their new Victoria Parks lodgings – the $550-million event center. The demolition of Scotiapark Saddledome in Calgary, Canada – home of professional ice hockey team Calgary Flames – won’t happen until after its replacement is... » Read more