NHL

Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Sports Terence M. Cullen 4/22/2013 at 11:17AM

It looks like Citi Field has been “shut out” from an outdoor NHL game next season. The Sports Network (TSN) reported the league plans five outdoor games on top of the traditional Bridgestone Winter Classic – slated between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day, 2014. NHL officials first have [...]

NHL, Players’ Association come to agreement; hockey season could start soon
News Terence M. Cullen 1/06/2013 at 11:24AM

It’s over. After three-and-a-half months of talks, the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA) have agreed on a tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) that will end the 2012-13 lockout and put players back on the ice. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told reporters around 5 a.m.  today that the two sides had come to a [...]

Clothing line lets fans express frustration with NHL lockout
Clothing line lets fans express frustration with NHL lockout
Sports Terence M. Cullen 1/05/2013 at 12:18PM

The ongoing NHL lockout has many hockey fans angry as talks between the league and the players’ union have ended in a series of contract talks breakdowns. For We Bleed Blue, an independent apparel line that primarily makes Rangers clothing, this means sending a message to the league via the shirts they make right in [...]

Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
News Billy Rennison 10/24/2012 at 2:10PM

Amid rumors of the New York Islanders fleeing the area, the team announced their moving 20 miles west. Islanders owner Charles Wang, along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Barclays Center majority owner Bruce Ratner and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz announced that the Islanders would be heading to Brooklyn beginning with the [...]

Bayside native has NHL hopes
Bayside native has NHL hopes
Northeast Terence M. Cullen 8/15/2012 at 4:01PM

Ithaca, Buffalo and Rochester are staples where many New York-born hockey players hail from. With the exception of a few who have made it through different levels of the game, Queens is commonly not on the list. Enter defenseman Sean Escobedo, a Bayside native, who is going into his fourth and final season with the [...]

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Long Island City on Ice
Long Island City on Ice
Business Alexa Altman 11/10/2011 at 11:20AM

Anyone looking to play a little puck in the city should body check on down to City Ice Pavilion on 32nd Place. Newly appointed Director of Youth Programs at City Ice Pavilion in LIC, Alexis Moed, has big plans for the community hockey center. Moed, a former player herself, hopes to expand the hockey program [...]