WASHINGTON (AP) -- Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis' lobbying for a Winter Classic in his NHL team's home city began with an email sent to Commissioner Gary Bettman the moment the league's first New Year's Day game was played in 2008.HOWARD FENDRICH (AP Sports Writer)
TORONTO (AP) -- Amid the NFL's domestic violence scandals, Gary Bettman says the NHL has been proactive about off-ice conduct.
TORONTO (AP) -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league has no immediate plans to expand and adjust its unbalanced conference alignment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Nick Shore scored in the fourth round of the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings opened the preseason with a 4-3 split-squad victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Dany Heatley scored in the opening minute of his first game with the Anaheim Ducks, helping them beat Colorado 4-0 in one of two split-squad games with the Avalanche on Monday night.