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Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog lifts the Stanley Cup with NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday in Tampa, Florida. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

The Latest in COVID and Sports:
As NHL Finishes Season, Commissioner Struck by COVID

The COVID-19 outbreak and its resulting variants from delta to omicron has forced two years of cancellations, postponements and adjustments for the sports-event industry. Events have come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a daily look […]

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Fans, some wearing masks, watch during the second period of an NHL game between the Boston Bruins and the Dallas Stars on October 16, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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Do NHL Fans Need to be Vaccinated to Attend Games?

Below is the full rundown on each NHL team’s fan policy when it comes to COVID-19, whether they require proof of full vaccination, either vaccination or a negative COVID test, or in some teams’ cases, no policy at all. Ten teams will mandate proof of vaccination for fans this season and eight more will allow […]

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Wells Fargo Center, home of the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia 76ers, has selected Shift4 to process payments for all of its online and in‐person ticketing, food and beverage concessions and retail sales. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Wells Fargo Center Partners With Shift4 as Payment Processor

There will be a new payment system at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, making all transactions easier and faster for consumers. Wells Fargo Center has selected Shift4 to process payments for all online and in‐person ticketing, food and beverage concessions, and retail sales. Home to the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia 76ers, Wells Fargo Center was […]

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Gary Bettman

Gary Bettman was named commissioner of the National Hockey League in 1993, making him the longest-serving leader of the major North American sports leagues. In that time, the league has expanded to 30 teams and will add a new franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights, next season. In the meantime, the NHL has created a popular outdoor series of events and in September launched a revamped World Cup of Hockey with eight international squads. That move came as the league was deciding whether to send players to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, as it has for every Games since 1998. In April, Bettman announced the league

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