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  NHL.com - Collective Bargaining Agreement
The minimum NHL player salary in 2005-06 and 2006-07 will be $450,000; $475,000 in 2007-08 and 2008-09; $500,000 in 2009-10 and 2010-11, and $525,000 in 2011-12 (to the extent the CBA is extended by the Union).
NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup, and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League.
All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. (c) 2007 NHL.
www.nhlcbanews.com   (2116 words)

 ESPN.com: NHL - President Bush on champ Wings: They're like the U.N.
WASHINGTON -- Calling them "ruffians skating in the same direction,'' President Bush praised the Detroit Red Wings on Friday for their championship play and community service.
President Bush, right, said Steve Yzerman and the Wings looked like the United Nations.
Bush mentioned an NHL tradition in which members of the championship team each get a day to carry around the Stanley Cup.
espn.go.com /nhl/news/2002/1108/1458042.html   (510 words)

 1954-55 NHL season at AllExperts
The 1954-55 NHL season was the 38th National Hockey League season.
NHL President Clarence Campbell suspended the Rocket for the remaining three games of the season and the playoffs.
At the time, the Canadiens held a two point lead over the Red Wings for first overall in the NHL and Richard held a two point lead over teammate Bernie Geoffrion for the NHL scoring lead.
en.allexperts.com /e/0/1954-55_NHL_season.htm   (308 words)

 NHL Alumni - Hockey's Greatest Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
And so the National Hockey League was born with Frank Calder the secretary for the NHA as the new league's president.
The NHL awarded franchises to the Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadians, Toronto, and Montreal Wanderers.
The winner of the NHL would then play the winner of the PCHA (Pacific Coast Hockey Association) for the Stanley Cup.
www.nhlalumni.net /?pid=partners_nhl   (354 words)

 Clarence Campbell (1946-1977)
Campbell presided over the NHL during its most dramatic period of change while going down in history as one of the key sports administrators of the 20th Century.
Clarence Campbell's proficiency as a referee attracted NHL officials and he was hired by NHL president Frank Calder at the start of the 1936 season.
Clarence Campbell oversaw the advent of the NHL's expansion era.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nhl/comish/ccampbell.html   (725 words)

 Frank Calder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The NHA's president, Frank Robinson, seeing he was as powerless as his predecessor Emmett Quinn was, resigned as NHA president and here was Calder's opportunity as the league's secretary.
Calder received a silver service in 1937-38 for his 20 years as president of the NHL and the league extended their appreciation.
Calder was presiding over a meeting of the NHL's board of governors on January 25, 1943 when he suffered a heart attack, and then he had yet another heart attack in a Toronto hospital.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Calder   (736 words)

 National Hockey League - CBS SportsLine.com
The NHL claims that the status quo threatens the viability of the league because 75 percent of its $2 billion in revenue goes to salaries, which produced a collective $273 million loss in 2002-03, and $224 million last season.
NHL: They've prepared for a long fight by putting together a $300 million war chest to ride out the cost of day-to-day operations while the arenas remain dark.
The official deal between the NHL and its players' association was negotiated in 1976 and remained in place until a new agreement was reached in August 1981.
www.sportsline.com /nhl/story/7663388   (1107 words)

 NHL: The branding of the hockey warrior - Sports - International Herald Tribune
The league is about to begin a campaign called "My NHL," which has as its central focus an episodic series of cinematically produced TV commercials that follow a hockey "warrior," starting with his female partner ritualistically dressing him in his equipment.
During that period, said Ed Horne, the president of NHL Enterprises, "We spent a lot of time looking at the brand of the NHL, defining and articulating what it is, talking to fans and the hockey community."
Conductor's approach is to reintroduce the NHL much as the agency devises appeals to maximize the opening weekend for new films.
www.iht.com /articles/2005/09/21/sports/nhl.php   (570 words)

 Gary Bettman (1993-Present)
Born in Queens, New York on June 2, 1952 Gary Bettman became the first Commissioner in the NHL after the role of NHL President was restructured in 1993.
Among his first decisions was to rename the NHL's conferences and division to carry geographical names instead of the names of NHL pioneers.
During Gary Bettmans's tenure the NHL became a global sport as for the first time preseason games were played in Europe and regular season games in Japan, as the NHL started to shut down their season for a few weeks during the Olympics so their players could play in the Winter Games starting in 1998.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nhl/comish/bettman.html   (611 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- NHL and players' association deny report of a deal
LOS ANGELES – The NHL and the players' association are closing in on a new collective bargaining agreement, but both sides denied a report Thursday that a deal had been reached.
The newspaper added that details were to be presented to the NHL executive committee in New York on Monday, and that players would meet to decide whether to approve the deal.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman canceled the hockey season Feb. 16 because of the lockout, which started Sept. 16.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/20050707-0751-hkn-nhl-lockout.html   (395 words)

 Ghosts of The Past   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Pratt and his defensive partner Ott Heller were regarded by many as the best pairing in the NHL and proved their worth as both helped lead the Rangers to the 1940 Stanley Cup championship.
In 1944-45, Pratt’s fine defensive play and 41 points were good enough to earn an NHL Second All-Star Team berth and an etch on Lord Stanley’s Cup after scoring the game winning goal in the seventh game of the finals against the Detroit Red Wings.
Pratt’s final NHL season was in 1946-47 when the defenseman accumulated just eight points in 31 contests.
www.sportznutz.com /nhl/ghostsofthepast/babepratt.htm   (1039 words)

 NHL Players
The NHL remained a four-team Canadian league until the 1924-25 season, when a team from Boston (a popular supporter of amateur hockey) became the first U.S. club admitted.
The most prominent included Frank Calder, the first NHL president; Conn Smythe, who helped build and guide Toronto's franchise; and Jack Adams, a coach and general manager in Detroit from 1927 through 1962.
The merger of the WHA and the NHL in 1979 and the entry of 18-year-old center Wayne Gretzky into professional play the same year marked the beginning of unprecedented popularity for ice hockey.
www.nhl-players.com   (605 words)

 NHL 2003 for PC Review - PC NHL 2003 Review
NHL 2003 is the latest edition in this series, and it continues a long-standing tradition by offering just enough in the way of improvements to warrant at least a cursory glance from past customers.
NHL once again lets you engage in various forms of pure post-whistle violence, leveling your enemies with unexpected, unprovoked body checks when you should be playing fair and square.
NHL 2005 is still a solid game of hockey--but it shouldn't be your first choice for one.
www.gamespot.com /pc/sports/nhl2003/review.html   (1290 words)

 CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - NHL - NHL needs a TV partner
But as was so often the case in those days, NHL president John Ziegler made the wrong decision and dumped ESPN in favour of SportsChannel.
Ever since, the NHL has bounced around, alienating one network after another and never making the kind of commitment that would be beneficial to both parties.
The NHL is nothing more than a cult sport, followed by a few devotees who make up such a small portion of the market that they aren't worth worrying about.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Hockey/NHL/2005/03/15/961493.html   (749 words)

 NHL takes shots at players' union
One team president declared that the league is willing to lock out players for an entire year if necessary.
Even the NHL’s vice president admits that some teams are "philosophically opposed" to accurately reporting their revenue.
One team was even fined by the NHL for revealing its finances to an independent accountant.
www.socialistworker.org /2004-2/514/514_09_NHL.shtml   (533 words)

 The NHL Awards
The original Hart Trophy was donated to the NHL in 1923 by Dr. David A. Hart, father of Cecil Hart, former manager-coach of the Montreal Canadiens.
History: From 1936-1937 and until his death in 1943, Frank Calder, NHL President, bought a trophy each year to be given permanently to the outstanding rookie.
After Calder's death, the NHL presented the Calder Memorial Trophy in his memory and the trophy is to be kept in perpetuity.
www.angelfire.com /ca/CANpride/report05.html   (654 words)

 1943-44 NHL season Information
The 1943-44 NHL season was the 27th season of the National Hockey League.
In memory of Frank Calder, the former NHL President who died in 1943, the league's Board of Governors donated the Calder Memorial Trophy to be awarded to the NHL's top rookie.
Chicago started with sub-par goaltending, but then president and general manager Bill Tobin decided to bring back Mike Karakas, who had been demoted to the minors in 1939-40 season for his lackluster play.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/1943-44_NHL_season   (708 words)

 April 2000 Book Review
Stein illuminates how former NHL president John Ziegler capitalized on the power struggle between the "Old Guard" of NHL governors in the 1970s, led by Bill Wirtz of the Blackhawks and Bruce Norris of the Red Wings, and the "Young Turks" led by Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider, to seize the NHL presidency.
The author reviews his short tenure as NHL president near the end of the book, attempting to offer what he calls "the true story" behind his election to the Hockey Hall of Fame, and the reasoning why he rescinded his election.
Allowing his nomination and election to take place, after taking, in his own words, two high-placed NHL executives "to the woodshed" for supposedly trying to use their influence to get themselves elected into the Hall, was very bad judgement on Stein's part, which he now readily admits, but seemed blind to see at the time.
spectorshockey.tripod.com /bookarchives_apr.html   (1114 words)

 NHL Presidents - Stats Hockey
Born on June 2, 1952 and was the Vice President of the NBA before becoming the Commissioner of the NHL in 1993.
His highlights as president was getting himself into the Hockey Hall of Fame, which in turn caused an uproar and eventually this saw a complete change to how players or builders get into the Hockey Hall of Fame.  He is a lawyer by trade.
Born on November 17, 1877 this one time hockey player became the 1st President of the NHL which later named the Rookie of the Year trophy after him.
statshockey.homestead.com /nhlpresidents.html   (242 words)

 CBC Sports Online: Faceoff 2004: Who's who: NHL executives
As the NHL's general counsel, he is involved in all league matters.
He left the NHL in 1999 to go to a U.S. Spanish-language television network, but has since returned in an unofficial outside-counsel capacity.
Commissioned by the NHL to audit the 30 clubs' books and submit a report on the league's overall finances.
www.cbc.ca /sports/indepth/cba/who/nhl.html   (290 words)

 Boston Globe Online: Print it!
Bruins president Harry Sinden contends that offense would be freed up, and neutral zone trapping would be obliterated if the center red line and the blue lines were removed.
The goalies wore leg pads that were 11 inches wide two inches narrower than pads used in the NHL smaller catching mitts, narrower shoulder pads, and sweaters that were tight rather than loose and baggy.
The NHL is likely to reduce the size of goalie equipment, bring back the tag-up offsides rule, eliminate obstruction, and give teams three standings points for a win.
www.boston.com /dailynews/157/sports/NHL_general_managers_watch_scrP.shtml   (672 words)

 League uses grass roots to break ice
Long before the NHL shut its doors and thawed its ice for the yearlong work stoppage, Ed Horn was busy with his staff preparing for the day hockey would come back.
And for Horn, president of NHL Enterprises, that meant scouring the globe for marketing specialists, building a bridge between member franchises and their players, reaching out to fans, and having a strategy in place to reintroduce the game when the time came.
According to statistics provided by the NHL, six clubs are continuing to sell out every home game and 16 other clubs are enjoying crowd increases this season as compared with this point in time two years ago.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/sports/articles/1209nhlside1209.html   (586 words)

 NHL Tries to Spin a New Web: YouTube Deal May Lure Fresh Interest - Technology - RedOrbit
The NHL will get a share of the advertising revenue generated from ads placed alongside the video clips, but the deal speaks more to the league's public relations efforts.
The NHL and YouTube declined to reveal how much ad revenue could be generated by the NHLVideo channel.
Kevin Donahue, YouTube's vice president of content, said the NHL may decide in many cases that from a promotional standpoint it would serve its interests to keep fan-made clips up and running.
www.redorbit.com /news/technology/770330/nhl_tries_to_spin_a_new_web_youtube_deal_may/index.html?source=r_technology   (893 words)

 NHL President
National Hockey League Commissioner is the highest executive official in the National Hockey League.
From 1917 to 1993, the head of the league was known as the President.
The title change was apparently to make the terminology similar with that used in other major North American sports leagues.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/n/nh/nhl_president.html   (149 words)

 SiliconBeat Wire: NHL.COM TO INTRODUCE FAN-BASED SOCIAL NETWORKING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The NHL has launched NHL Connect in private Beta on an invitation-only basis and plans to introduce it to the general public prior to the start of the 2006/2007 season.
Research indicates that NHL fans are some of the most tech savvy, educated and affluent in professional sports.
NHL and Stanley Cup are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League.
www.siliconbeat.com /wire/2006/07/nhlcom_to_introduce_fanbased_s.html   (562 words)

 Rocky Mountain News - Denver and Colorado's reliable source for breaking news, sports and entertainment: Avalanche ...
The National Football League, Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association all have regulations governing everything from the length of a basketball player’s shorts to the bagginess of a baseball player’s pants to the height of a football player’s socks.
The NHL Players’ Association, which worked with the league and Reebok designing and testing the new look, said it would fight any fines or sanctions the league tries to impose on players.
The last major NHL uniform change came in the 1981-82 and 1982-83 seasons, when the Philadelphia Flyers and Hartford Whalers ditched their traditional knee-length hockey pants and above-the-knee hockey socks and wore long pants.
www.rockymountainnews.com /drmn/nhl/article/0,2777,DRMN_23920_5292226,00.html   (810 words)

 Flyers History - Historic Moments
NHL President Clarence Campbell cautioned: "The expansion formula is not based on a TV contract, but naturally we hope something can be worked out in that area."
The major fight for the NHL franchises is in Los Angeles, five groups scrambling for the one spot expected to be awarded to Southern California.
Piggott's partners are also connected with football and the NHL may consider this a conflict of interest.
www.flyershistory.net /cgi-bin/hm.cgi?014hm   (2896 words)

 NHL.com - Trophies
History: Presented to the National Hockey League in 1985-86 by the NHL Board of Governors to recognize the team compiling the top regular season record.
It is their third Presidents' Trophy in the past four seasons.
All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. (c) 2005 NHL.
nhl.com /hockeyu/history/trophies/presidents.html   (161 words)

 Inside the NHL: NHL unfazed by attendance here, anywhere
NHL officials are plenty aware that crowds have diminished in Pittsburgh.
Overall, the NHL's average attendance is 15,890, down only 132 from the same point a year ago.
Lemieux is not the only player in the NHL receiving a sizable portion of his pay in deferred money.
www.post-gazette.com /penguins/crease/20031109nhlnot1109p4.asp   (1057 words)

 FOX Sports - NHL - NHL notebook: Brodeur closes in on records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
To give the fans an idea of what the players do when they're not on the ice, the National Hockey League has produced more than 30 player features and TV promos designed to give people a glimpse into the lives and personalities of some of their athletes.
In the three-minute television features, which are being aired shown in-arenas around the league and during game telecasts on VERSUS, TSN, CBC, the NHL Network and local affiliates, some of the players are shown at home with their families, enjoying their favorite hobbies and participating in community and charitable programs.
To also show that their players are "Ordinary Joes," the NHL has also shot a series of 30-second TV spots called "Just Like You And Me," which offer fans another peek into the lives of the NHL players; only all of these spots have a comic twist.
msn.foxsports.com /nhl/story/6279518   (1078 words)

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