Highlights / Gary Bettman

International, Society

Ex-NHL coach Montgomery describes dismissal as ‘wake-up call’

Many, many years ago, I broke into the newspaper business under a city editor named Brodie Snyder, whose lessons remain with me today. One of them: complete the story from start to finish, no matter how long it takes. Which» 

International, Society

Another NHL coach leaves under a cloud

Things are not getting any better for the National Hockey League. A day after Commissioner Gary Bettman delivered a stiff warning about abusive behaviour, the coach of the Dallas Stars, Jim Montgomery, was fired Tuesday for what the team called» 

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Bettman vows to get tough on abusive personal conduct

Facing what could become a wider public relations nightmare, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league plans to take action to do a better job of dealing with personal conduct issues. Speaking in Pebble Beach California while attending» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Showdown over Calgary’s NHL arena is ruffling lots of feathers in the prairie city

It might work if it were a cable television show. Maybe. Despite winning just one Stanley Cup (in 1989), the Flames are adored by their loyal fans. © cbc.ca But a controversy riling a lot of people in the prairie city» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

It’s Stanley Cup playoff season, everybody take a deep breath

Let the games begin, let the drama unfold, let the toothpicks be inserted into the bleary eyes of Canadians across the country, all of them up way to late with their eyes glued to their television sets. Penguins captain and»