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Sports Management Worldwide NHL Conference Is A Great Hockey Experience


Two years ago, I attended the Sports Management Worldwide NHL Conference held on a Saturday at the New York Marriott Marquis and the NHL Draft held that Sunday at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. As always, some of the speakers are unable to fulfill their obligations and attend the Conference for one reason or the other.  But those that were able More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Slats Continues Smart Off-Season; Rangers Re-Sign Derick Brassard

Scott Levy/Getty Images New York Rangers GM, Glenn “Slats” Sather, is batting 1000 in signing players before arbitration, as he was able to come to terms with center Derick Brassard this Sunday. Brassard’s More...

Chris Kreider
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By Tony Griffo On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

A New Dynamic Duo is Signed for Gotham

NY Ranger GM Glen Sather pulled two rabbits out of his hat right before Arbitration Hearings and signed two very valuable RFA’s, Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello. RFA stands for Restricted Free Agent, and these More...

Kevin Hayes (featured left)
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By Tony Griffo On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Another BC Eagle? Maybe?

Kevin Hayes just graduated from Boston College this year, but he was selected as the 24th player overall in the 2010 NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks.  Now, why would this interest the New York Rangers or their More...

By Rob Taub On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The 2014-2015 NHL on NBC Schedule: What the NHL Got Right

Yesterday, the NHL released its schedule for which games would appear on NBC and NBCSN throughout next season. While it’s just another day in the offseason of the NHL, the anticipation of the upcoming season More...

John Quenneville
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By Sam Mines On Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Devils New Draftees Shine in Rookie Camp

This past week was the New Jersey Devils’ rookie camp which gave the players who were just drafted a chance to practice, skate and play with other players who have been in the Devils organization for a few years. More...

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By Sam Mines On Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Devils Re-sign Goalie Cory Schneider

(Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports) The New Jersey Devils turned to a new page on Wednesday when they handed out a new contract extension to goaltender Cory Schneider. This likely ends Martin Brodeur’s chapter More...

By Rob Taub On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

NHL Free Agency 2014: Winners, Losers and the Middle

The free agency frenzy for the NHL is a little more than a week old, and through all the signings and the 400 plus million dollars spent, you can honestly say that there were moves that made you scream and shout More...

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By Sam Mines On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Devils Make Free Agency Splash By Signing Cammalleri and Havlat

(Jim McIsaac/Getty Images/File) On day one of the NHL free agency period, the New Jersey Devils went out and made two very good moves designed to increase their low goal scoring numbers from last season. Mike Cammalleri More...

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By Chip Gianni Jr. On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Danbury Whalers of FHL Honor Paralyzed New Jersey High School Star With Draft Selection

(Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-Ledger) The National Hockey League Draft may have finished up this past weekend in Philadelphia, but on Wednesday, June 25, the Danbury Whalers, a lower level minor league team participated More...