AP file photo: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (right) speaks to the media back on Jan 24th regarding the World Cup of Hockey with the NHL Executive Players Association Director Donald Fehr (left) in Toronto
On the NHL podcast with Daniel Dullum:
#1 In a press conference with the media NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the salary cap is uncertain for the 2017-18 season
#2 The US Patent & Trademark Commission has declined the trademark logo for the Las Vegas Golden Knights because they share a similar trademark with the College of St Rose Albany. Bettman says there are teams in the pros and college that share the same name like the Giants in baseball and football, Rangers in hockey and baseball, Panthers in football and hockey.
#3 Anders Lee’s second goal of the game with just more than seven mins remaining lifted host New York to it ‘s fifth victory in six games Islanders 3 Blues 2.
#4 Carolina Hurricanes 3 Kings 1 Derek Ryan a second year center had his first two goal game in the NHL as the Canes rebounded after blowing a two goal lead to beat LA 3-1
#5 The Avalanche got a 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins as Matt Duchene scored is 10th goal and John Mitchell got his first to help the Aves beat the B’s.