Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites has been running NHL teams since the early 1980s, learning the ropes with the Wings before seeing to the Stars. He spoke with The Hockey News publisher Graeme Roustan as part of our ongoing Q&A series with prominent members of the hockey business world.
From the advertising world to running Nike's golf business to CEO of the Cup champs, Chris Zimmerman has always been grinding his way up the ladder – a skill he learned from his playing days at Vermont.
Tod Leiweke, president and CEO of the new Seattle hockey team, talked to Graeme Roustan, owner of The Hockey News, about big-league hockey in the Pacific Northwest.
In an exclusive one-on-one chat, The Hockey News’ owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan sits down with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to discuss his Hall of Fame induction, the business and growth of the league and upcoming collective bargaining agreement discussions.
In an exclusive one-on-one conversation, The Hockey News’ owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan sits down with Rene Fasel to discuss his journey to becoming president of the IIHF, his wish for competition between European and NHL teams and growing the game globally.
From Sidney Crosby and John Tavares to Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, NHLPA player agent Pat Brisson represents some of the biggest names in hockey. In a sit-down with The Hockey News' owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan, Brisson talks about his humble beginnings and adapting to an ever-changing business.
Hockey Hall of Famer and Kings president Luc Robitaille had business aspirations during his playing days and speaks with The Hockey News' owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan about making the transition from his on-ice career to his off-ice role.
A 30-year career in the league office gives NHL executive vice president of marketing Brian Jennings an intriguing perspective on the league's growth. He sits down with The Hockey News' owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan to discuss how far the league has come.
TSN president Stewart Johnson sits down with The Hockey News' owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan to discuss the way fans watch the game, how it has changed and the broadcaster's relationship with the NHL.