Bettman holds state-of-the-union address
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman defended his TV deals in the United States despite ratings that plunged this season in the face of a much better product on the ice.
NHL returns to Winnipeg for one game
The NHL is coming back to Winnipeg - for one game anyway. The Edmonton Oilers, hot on the heels of their Stanley Cup final appearance, will play Wayne Gretzky's Phoenix Coyotes in a pre-season game on Sept. 17 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg.