The NBA Should Copy the NHL for Once

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When Gary Bettman left the NBA to become the NHL’s commissioner in 1993, he brought some of the NBA’s roadmap with him. Bettman swiftly expanded the league and changed the NHL’s division names and playoff format to mirror the NBA. He also amplified the league’s national TV presence, made the […]


Why the NHL Skipped the 2018 Olympic Games

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Because the National Hockey League’s franchise owners did not want the players to participate. That is the answer. The NHL released a statement on April 4, 2017 to announce that the league would not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Multiple mitigating reasons have been floated by […]