Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Olympics Blog
Kurt Kragthorpe and Michael C. Lewis
Kurt Kragthorpe and Michael C. Lewis report from Sochi, Russia. For more Olympics coverage, go to our Olympics page.

Subscribe (RSS)




Olympics: NHL expects to decide soon about 2018

The question of whether the NHL will continue to interrupt its season for the Olympics is an every-four-years issue, but the league's deputy commissioner said a decision about 2018 should be made within six months in conjunction with the league's players association.

"The discussion is under way, so I would anticipate a quick resolution," NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told the Olympic News Service.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

The players enjoy an Olympic tournament that features the best talent available to each team, as opposed to another international event. But the NHL dislikes giving up administration of the event.

"There are a lot of negatives that come along with the Olympics," Daly said. "The fact is we are guests here and it is not our tournament."

Daly also noted that the 2018 Games in Pyeong Chang, Korea, would give the NHL access to Asia, although he added, "I do not view it as a short-term, realistic objective to make a huge impact in the Asian market."



Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
 
Jobs
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.