Quote of the Day

"I was very apprehensive when they first started these, but what it’s done for the game and to hear the enjoyment that the players and the fans have had, I've turned the page on it."
-– Devils President, CEO & GM Lou Lamoriello, on the NHL’s outdoor games. (Newark STAR-LEDGER, 1/27)
Monday January 27, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 93 Print This Issue

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  • Diamonds Are Forever

    Bettman touted the L.A. game as one of huge importance for the league

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman "didn't rule out a return to Southern California" for an outdoor game after Saturday's Ducks-Kings Coors Light Stadium Series game at Dodger Stadium, according to Helene Elliott of the L.A. TIMES. While much was made of the potential impact of warm weather, the conditions on Saturday saw a game-time temperature "within the 60-to-64 degree temperature maintained in NHL rinks" and "no wind." The "three-ring circus before the game was often excessive," but "much about this Stadium Series game was just right, making the Ducks' 3-0 victory a triumph of the spirit as much as a product of refrigeration and technology." Fans in L.A. "seem to want more outdoor games." Elliott wrote, "It was bizarre. It was wonderful. Le ...

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  • Homeward Bound

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