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New name for Capitals' home puts it at top of list of best arena handles

For the second time since it opened in 1997, the Washington Capitals‘ home arena is changing names. Verizon Center is Capital One Arena effective immediately, according to the Washington Post, with a “signage and branding makeover” coming this fall along with a separate $ 40 million investment from stadium owner Ted Leonsis. With the switch, which marks the third identity ...

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Dany Heatley collects $6.5M in lawsuit against former agent

Former NHL all-star winger Dany Heatley has been awarded $ 6.5 million in a 2012 lawsuit against his former agent and business adviser, according to CTV Calgary. Heatley sued Stacey McAlpine, as well as McAlpine’s parents, Gerald and Eugina, after they promised high returns on multiple real estate investment… NHL | theScore

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IOC's Pound: NHL skipping Olympics betrays players, fans

The NHL’s decision to pass on the 2018 Winter Olympics doesn’t sit well with at least one member of the International Olympic Committee. Dick Pound, a senior member of the IOC, roundly criticized the NHL’s short-sightedness in an editorial in the Montreal Gazette last week, noting that skipping Pyeongchang is disrespectful to players, who will remember this move when negotiating ...

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