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  1. NHL expansion to Las Vegas not slam dunk

    Pierre LeBrun

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- As the NHL's governors headed back home Tuesday after two days of meetings, the buzz item clearly was Las Vegas and the potential for expansion there. What's evident in talking to a number of governors is that they need to lear...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  2. Board of governors: What's next step in NHL expansion?

    Pierre LeBrun

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The NHL insisted in the week leading up to the board of governors meeting that there would be no big proclamation that the expansion process has officially begun. But a little expansion tease? You bet! NHL commissioner Gary...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  3. NHL allows potential Las Vegas team owner right to conduct season...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL allows potential Las Vegas team owner William Foley the right to conduct a season-ticket drive.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  4. Kings cancel Parliament Hill visit

    Pierre LeBrun

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The Los Angeles Kings canceled Wednesday's planned Stanley Cup visit with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Parliament Hill out of respect for Jean Beliveau's funeral in Montreal. The Kings were excited about being the ...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  5. Expansion on board of governors agenda, but don't expect anything...

    Pierre LeBrun

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The 30 owners will gather in this picturesque locale Monday and Tuesday for their annual meeting that likely won't carry the sexy news many had hoped. That is, a formal expansion announcement. A source with knowledge of the ...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  6. Rumblings: Video replay, trade market for Vanek, Moulson and more...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Detroit's off-the-mesh goal last Saturday against Los Angeles was the final piece of evidence in guaranteeing that general managers will discuss expanding video review at the March meeting in Boca Raton. The goal should never have counted but curr...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  7. Bettman mum on Blues, Coyotes sales

    Pierre LeBrun

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- No real update from NHL commissioner Gary Bettman on Wednesday when asked about the ownership situations in St. Louis and Phoenix. "St. Louis continues to be on track for Tom Stillman's purchase of the club," Bettman said as th...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  8. GMs meetings: Change is coming

    Pierre LeBrun

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Hybrid icing was wholeheartedly approved by the NHL's 30 GMs Tuesday, but it still needs a bit of tweaking before it sees the light of day. It's still expected that the NHL will adopt hybrid icing for next season, but before th...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  9. Crosby biggest acquisition of the season

    Pierre LeBrun

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- It was a few days before the NHL's trade deadline and Pittsburgh Penguins GM Ray Shero sat his captain down for a chat. Shero wanted to feel him out. The Penguins had the option of putting Sidney Crosby on long-term injured reserv...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  10. Alexander Radulov can bypass waivers

    Pierre LeBrun

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The scene lasted for a good 45 minutes or so. NHL Deputy Commissioner Billy Daly and Nashville Predators GM David Poile were in discussion over lunch Monday after the GMs meetings broke up. Neither were available for commen...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  11. GMs meetings: Rule changes being weighed

    Pierre LeBrun

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The tinkering of the game was at hand Monday when the NHL's 30 GMs assembled to look at potential rule changes for next season. The general feeling of the group is that the game is good, that it doesn't need a major facelift. B...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  12. Weekend wrap: Hits to head, concussions, equipment part of GMs me...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Concussions and head shots will dominate the discussion at the GMs meetings this week in Boca Raton, Fla. Here's what to expect: • Monday's league presentation to GMs will essentially have the message that Rule 48 (making blindside hits...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  13. Change would give more weight to regulation wins

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL's tiebreak formula might be getting a facelift next season.Currently, the first tiebreaker for teams tied in the standings at the conclusion of the regular season is total wins. At the conclusion of their meetings in Boca Raton, Fla., th...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  14. Change would give more weight to regulation wins

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL's tiebreak formula might be getting a facelift next season.Currently, the first tiebreaker for teams tied in the standings at the conclusion of the regular season is total wins. At the conclusion of their meetings in Boca Raton, Fla., th...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  15. Pierre LeBrun blog -- NHL GMs propose new tiebreaker rule, and I ...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL's tiebreak formula might be getting a facelift next season. Currently, the first tiebreaker for teams tied in the standings at the conclusion of the regular season is total wins. At the conclusion of their meetings in Boca Raton, Fla., the N...

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2010
  16. GMs looking to dissolve blows to the head

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL's 30 GMs meet Monday through Wednesday in sunny Boca Raton, Fla., where the issue of hits to the head will be, as long ago advertised, the headliner."It's like football: We have an issue with concussions, and the majority of concuss...

    Blog | March 08, 2010