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NHL tests puck and player tracking in regular-season games

Jan. 11, 2019 3:16 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — On one screen live video was showing how many feet per second Erik Karlsson was skating. On another was a video-game-like visualization of the game on the ice below between Vegas and San Jose. Nearby screens flashed prop bets — where the next goal would be scored from? would Max...

NHL and NHLPA meet to discuss CBA, World Cup of Hockey

Jan. 11, 2019 1:53 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NHL and NHL Players' Association held a lengthy meeting to discuss keeping the current collective bargaining agreement past 2020 and agreed to meet again next week to continue the talks. The sides met for more than two hours Thursday to talk about a CBA extension that could pave the...

Ovechkin to skip NHL All-Star Game, be suspended 1 game

Jan. 2, 2019 6:50 PM EST

Alex Ovechkin will skip the NHL's All-Star Weekend in San Jose to get some extra rest and serve an automatic one-game suspension. The Washington Capitals announced Ovechkin's decision Wednesday, hours before the league unveiled the full All-Star rosters. The team said the NHL's leading goal-scorer wants to take...

NHL primes pump for future talent with transfer fees

Dec. 24, 2018 12:27 PM EST

When Rasmus Dahlin put pen to paper on his first NHL contract, the reverberations carried to Gothenburg and Lidkoping in his native Sweden. The No. 1 overall pick signing with the Buffalo Sabres earned Sweden more than $250,000 to put back into development. "It's unreal," Dahlin said. "We need all the money we...

NHL adds Seattle as league's 32nd team, play begins in 2021

Dec. 4, 2018 2:14 PM EST

SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Seattle is getting a National Hockey League team. It will just have to wait a little bit longer to drop the puck. The NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved adding Seattle as the league's 32nd franchise on Tuesday, with play set to begin in 2021 instead of 2020 to allow enough...

NHL deals with uncertain situations on eve of Seattle vote

Dec. 3, 2018 8:40 PM EST

SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Things are going well enough that the NHL is ready to expand to Seattle and the salary cap keeps going up. But the league is still dealing with a few uncertain situations on the eve of what should be a slam-dunk expansion vote to bring Seattle into the fold. The Ottawa Senators'...

To 32 and beyond: Seattle may not be end of NHL expansion

Nov. 30, 2018 4:12 PM EST

The NHL will soon have 32 teams if Seattle is approved as expected next week. An even balance between conferences. A cross-border rival for the Vancouver Canucks in the Pacific Northwest. Surely the league is done growing for a while? Maybe not. Two and a half years after voting to add a team in Las Vegas in what...