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World Cup of Hockey targeted for '16

Updated: June 4, 2014, 9:53 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The NHL and the players' union are deep in conversations about staging another World Cup of Hockey in two years.

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday that the league and the NHLPA have held "very substantive discussions" recently about the return of the tournament, which hasn't been held since 2004.

"I think it's important, and I think it's a great opportunity for the game," Bettman said before the Stanley Cup finals opener between the New York Rangers and the ...

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