Gary Bettman

Ottawa Senators Awarded Bid for Downtown Arena

The Ottawa Senators reached a memorandum of understanding with the National Capital Commission and a group of partners for a downtown arena.

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NHL’s Salary Cap Rises for First Time in Three Years

The NHL Salary Cap for the 2022-23 season will be set at $82.5 million, marking the first increase in three years.

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TV Viewership Skyrockets for 1st Round Of NHL Playoffs

Led by five Game 7s, the 2022 postseason was the most-watched opening round ever on U.S. cable, averaging 768,000 viewers.

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NHL’s Top 10 Earners to Make $117 Million Combined This Season

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is back on top after Forbes unveiled its rankings of the NHL’s highest-paid players.

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Commissioner Says NHL Anticipates Financial Rebound

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said the league expects to generate more than $5 billion in revenue during the 2021-2022 season.

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Back To The Future: ESPN Finalizing NHL TV/Digital Deal

ESPN is finalizing a new 7-year media rights deal with the NHL, said sources. The sports network televised live NHL games from 1992-93 through 2003-04 season.

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NHL Commissioner Expresses Importance of Season Despite Heavy Losses

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said he expects the league and its teams to lose more than $1 billion this year, but emphasized the importance of playing the shortened season — […]

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Q&A: ESPN’s Steve Levy On ‘Monday Night Football’ Rookie Year

ESPN’s Steve Levy talks first year calling MNF, Louis Riddick possibly leaving, NHL rights and if he wants to host NFL draft.

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NBC’s Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick Cites Favorite Call Of 47-Year Career

Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick of NBC Sports is retiring after calling over 3,750 NHL and Olympic hockey games during his 47-year career.

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NHL Targeting Jan. 1 Start Date for Next Season

The league and NHLPA say they are now targeting a Jan. 1 start date after previously saying it would happen no sooner than Dec. 1.

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