Adidas officially takes over the manufacturing of NHL jerseys next season. Their World Cup of Hockey sweater designs showed some promise, especially when it came to the integration of the company’s iconic three stripes to hockey uniforms. But what happens
Elliotte Friedman dropped a bombshell during coverage of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final: The Toronto Maple Leafs have given permission to assistant general manager Kyle Duba to interview with the Colorado Avalanche. Dubas, 31, was hired as an assistant general manager by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2014 by team president Brendan Shanahan. Marie Greyhounds of the OHL, Dubas earned high marks for his work with analytics, helping to create a department dedicated to advanced stats within the Leafs organization.
A unit of the Fox Sports cable TV channel is buying a Denver company that markets sports-team and stadium sponsorships. Denver’s Impression Sports & Entertainment is becoming part of Home Team Sports (HTS), an advertising sales business of Fox Sports. Terms were not disclosed. Impression Sports is the business that got financial company Transamerica Corp. to be jersey sponsor of the Colorado Rapids soccer teams. It also sold outdoor gear retailer Camping World on putting its name on an Orlando, Florida football stadium and on the college football season’s opening game. The company counts Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, owner of the Denver Nuggets basketball and Colorado Avalanche hockey teams,