NHL (National Hockey League)

North American ice hockey league the NHL, along with its players’ union the NHLPA, have said they are keen to revamp the World Cup of Hockey into an event that is held on a regular basis every four years.

Days after its Canadian rival announced it was ceasing operations, the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) board has approved expansion to Canada

The National Hockey League announced that the Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning will participate in the 2019 NHL Global Series

Chicago's United Center, the home of the NBA's Bulls and NHL's Blackhawks will install a new 4k ultra high-definition scoreboard and sound system this summer

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman this week paid a visit to Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, and indicated the Carolina Hurricanes might be in line to host an outdoor game in the near future.

Alex Ovechkin's heroics in leading the Washington Capitals to the 2018 Stanley Cup has helped place the superstar to the top of jersey sales for the 2018-19 season

The NHL has had a 16-team playoff format since 1980, but some owners want to see an expanded playoff in a league that now has 31 teams and will add Seattle as a 32nd team in 2021

Seattle's NHL expansion bid – which looks set to be given final approval by the league's Board of Governors in early December – unveiled plans for a $70m (€61m) training facility in the northern part of…

Seattle's quest for an NHL franchise moved a significant step closer on Tuesday when the league’s executive committee voted 9-0 to forward the city's expansion bid to a full board of governors vote in…

In order to develop their presence in China, the NHL have sent Alexander Ovechkin on a one-man ambassadorial trip to Beijing this week. Bob Williams talks to David Proper, executive vice-president of media and international strategy, about how ice hockey's governing body is leveraging its players' star power.

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The NHL is staging two exhibition matches in China this week to help grow ice hockey in the country. The next logical step is to hold regular-season games in the Far East, said commissioner Gary Bettman

A host of local investors have brought fresh funding and renewed hope to Seattle’s efforts to have a National Hockey League (NHL) team, while the league’s deputy commissioner has named December as the…

NHL ice hockey franchise the Vegas Golden Knights will retain its identity following the closure of a trademark battle with the United States Army

Gary Bettman, commissioner of the National Hockey League (NHL), has said the US city of Seattle could secure an expansion franchise before the end of the year, but played down reports that a deal is imminent.

North American ice hockey league the NHL has become the latest major sports organisation to embrace esports by launching an official tournament.

Oak View Group (OVG), which is seeking to bring an NHL team to Seattle, has filed an official application for an expansion franchise in the North American ice hockey league, with plans to base the team at a refurbished KeyArena in the Washington city.

North American ice hockey league the NHL has announced that the San Jose Sharks will host its 2019 All-Star Game, while it has scheduled games for next campaign in a host of European markets and China as well as outlining plans to form an esports competition.

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has confirmed the North American ice hockey league’s board of governors has agreed to consider an application from the city of Seattle for an expansion franchise.

Notre Dame Stadium, home of the University of Notre Dame’s American football team, will host the NHL’s 2019 Winter Classic, one of two outdoor game announcements made by the North American ice hockey league.

North American ice hockey league the NHL has announced that Citi Field, home of Major League Baseball franchise the New York Mets, will host the 2018 edition of its Winter Classic event.

International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) president René Fasel has said he is holding out hope that a deal could yet be struck for participation of stars from North American league the NHL at the 2018 winter Olympic Games, but added that any agreement must be reached by mid-July at the latest.

North American ice hockey league the NHL has confirmed it will not participate in the 2018 winter Olympic Games, stating no “meaningful dialogue” has materialised to convince it of the benefits of disrupting its season so its stars can compete in Pyeongchang.

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has agreed to pay the travel and insurance costs of NHL players for the 2018 winter Olympic Games in a bid to ensure their participation at next year’s event in Pyeongchang, according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has said “people should assume” that players from the North American ice hockey league will not be competing at next year’s winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang with talks between the relevant parties having reached an impasse.