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Bettman: Outdoor game at NC State 'not out of the question'
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Gary Bettman isn’t ruling out the possibility of an outdoor NHL game in North Carolina. The NHL commissioner said as much at Friday's news conference introducing new Carolina Hurricanes majority owner Tom Dundon, who has inquired about it. “Tom has already asked … An outdoor game across the street is not out of the question,” […]

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Bettman, Islanders owner tour Nassau Coliseum as possible temporary arena
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Nassau Coliseum hosted an open house Tuesday, as NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and New York Islanders majority owner Jon Ledecky toured the recently renovated arena. The Islanders’ former digs, Nassau Coliseum is considered a possible temporary home as the team’s new arena in nearby Belmont Park breaks ground. In the meantime, New York will continue […]

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Bettman was irked by Melnyk's relocation comments before NHL100 Classic
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman took issue not only with recent comments made by Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk, but also the way they were portrayed. On the eve of the NHL100 Classic in Ottawa, Melnyk mentioned the remote possibility of relocation at some point down the road if ticket sales don’t improve. Speaking on Sportsnet […]

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Bettman expects salary cap to rise for 2018-19
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman projects the salary cap will be between $78 million and $82 million in 2018-19, an increase from the current salary cap of $75 million.

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Hurricanes agree to sale; Bettman insists they won't relocate
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The Carolina Hurricanes have an agreement in place to sell the team, and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is adamant that they're not going anywhere. The Hurricanes announced Thursday that the club has signed a purchase agreement with its prospective new owner, Dallas-based businessman Tom Dundon. Bettman told reporters the sale won't be officially closed for […]

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Bettman: Hurricanes relocation rumors are ‘wrong, wrong, wrong’
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Also news on another NHL team's arena situations, though not as promising as Carolina's updates.

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Bettman says NHL will consider Seattle expansion bid
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MANALAPAN, Fla. (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league's board of governors agreed to consider an expansion application from Seattle.

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Bettman: Seattle invited to apply for NHL bid
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The NHL has invited the city of Seattle to apply for an expansion franchise. A successful bid would cost $650 million in expansion fees, up from the $500 million required of Las Vegas’ entry into the league.

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Bettman coy about possible team in Houston
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Greg Wyshynski ESPN MONTREAL — Commissioner Gary Bettman would neither confirm nor deny that he met with Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta regarding his desire to bring an NHL team to the Honda Center. "I don't think my calendar is something for the public domain," said Bettman, after

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Gary Bettman on Flames' arena: 'It needs to be replaced'
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It’s now been a month since Naheed Nenshi overcame the franchise’s not-so-subtle attempts to boot him from office to earn a third term as Calgary mayor. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman reiterated at the recent Yahoo Finance Summit that the Flames must find some common ground with city officials, or risk losing market viability.

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NHL GMs, Bettman to take part in 100th anniversary events
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NHL general managers are set to meet at the site where the league was founded 100 years ago and Commissioner Gary Bettman will be in town as the league celebrates its centennial this weekend. On Friday, the 31 GMs have a three-hour meeting scheduled at Le Windsor, an office, condominium and ballroom

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Report: Bettman, Rockets owner met to discuss viability of Houston franchise
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is believed to have recently met with Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta to discuss the viability of a team in that city, according to Katie Strang of The Athletic. The meeting reportedly took place within the past few weeks, although Bettman would not confirm when contacted by The Athletic. He did […]

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