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Bernie spotted at the Kansas City Royals game
3:21pm - 09 Aug 2020
Bernie spotted at the Kansas City Royals game
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3:17pm - 09 Aug 2020
Beautiful spinning backfist walkoff KO by Beneil Daruish vs Scott Holtzman
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Canucks get it done and oust the Wild in O.T.
6:41am - 08 Aug 2020

Canucks get it done and oust the Wild in O.T.

The Vancouver Canucks overcame a third-period deficit and finished it off in overtime to eliminate the Minnesota Wild and advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs' round of 16.
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Young Canadiens' upset the Pens in monumental series victory
4:14am - 08 Aug 2020

Young Canadiens' upset the Pens in monumental series victory

Kiss the draft lottery goodbye, Montreal Canadiens fans. Your team is one of 16 advancing to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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Leafs' finish off crazy comeback with O.T. winner
4:09am - 08 Aug 2020

Leafs' finish off crazy comeback with O.T. winner

Auston Matthews delivered the overtime dagger Friday after seeing his teammates improbably score three goals in the final four minutes of regulation with Frederik Andersen on the bench for an extra attacker, securing a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets to force a deciding Game 5 in this qualifying series.
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Hungry Coyotes' finish off the toothless Predators
4:04am - 08 Aug 2020

Hungry Coyotes' finish off the toothless Predators

Brad Richardson scored the series-clinching goal in overtime as the Arizona Coyotes advanced to the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Friday with a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 4 of their qualifying round series.
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Oilers run out of gas against the 'Hawks
4:01am - 08 Aug 2020

Oilers run out of gas against the 'Hawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have eliminated the Edmonton Oilers from Stanley Cup Playoffs contention with a 3-2 win in Game 4 of their Qualifier Series.
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Record breaking attendance figures 😉
9:13pm - 07 Aug 2020
Record breaking attendance figures 😉
Cardboard Fan In Stable Condition After Being Hit By Foul Ball
8:34pm - 07 Aug 2020

Cardboard Fan In Stable Condition After Being Hit By Foul Ball

BOSTON—Assuring Red Sox Nation that the cutout would make a full recovery, General Manager Brian O’Halloran told reporters Friday that a cardboard fan was in stable condition after being hit by a foul ball. “We were all horrified by the accident, but thankfully the fan will come away from this incident with just a few dents and crumples,” said O’Halloran, who commended paramedics for rushing to the scene and taping the cutout’s head back on before it was too late. “The safety of our fans is our top priority. We’re lucky that the cardboard man is okay after that close call. Rest assured, we’re giving him season tickets for life.” In a related report, a Nationals–Orioles game was suspended after a cardboard fan succumbed to a thunderstorm.
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Injury-riddles Jets go down in Flames
5:41am - 07 Aug 2020

Injury-riddles Jets go down in Flames

The No. 8 Calgary Flames have advanced to the Stanley Cup Playoffs after defeating the No. 9 Winnipeg Jets 4-0 in Game 4 of their best-of-five Qualifier Series.
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Boeser and Canucks' take a 2-1 series lead over the Wild
5:27am - 07 Aug 2020

Boeser and Canucks' take a 2-1 series lead over the Wild

Jacob Markstrom stopped 27 shots as the Vancouver Canucks edged Minnesota 3-0 to put the Wild on the precipice of elimination in NHL playoff qualifying action Thursday.
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The Leafs' are up against it in series vs Columbus
5:26am - 07 Aug 2020

The Leafs' are up against it in series vs Columbus

The Toronto Maple Leafs squandered a 3-0 lead and a golden opportunity Thursday and must beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday to extend this Stanley Cup qualifying series to a deciding fifth game.
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The Flyers are one win away from becoming the Top Seed in the East
5:23am - 07 Aug 2020

The Flyers are one win away from becoming the Top Seed in the East

Scott Laughton had two goals and an assist to help the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Thursday.
Canucks shut out Wild in Game 3 of Cup Qualifiers, lead series
11:26pm - 06 Aug 2020

Canucks shut out Wild in Game 3 of Cup Qualifiers, lead series

Jacob Markstrom made 27 saves, and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Minnesota Wild 3-0 in Game 3 to take the lead in the best-of-5 Stanley Cup Qualifiers at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Thursday.
Kobe Bryant's daughter selling Girl Scout Cookies to Obama
8:16pm - 06 Aug 2020
Kobe Bryant's daughter selling Girl Scout Cookies to Obama
Canucks' Micheal Ferland ruled unfit to play for remainder of series vs Wild
5:55am - 06 Aug 2020

Canucks' Micheal Ferland ruled unfit to play for remainder of series vs Wild

Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland has been ruled unfit to play for the remainder of Vancouver's series against the Minnesota Wild, the team announced Wednesday.
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Panthers stay alive with a big win over the Isles
11:40pm - 05 Aug 2020

Panthers stay alive with a big win over the Isles

Mike Hoffman and Brian Boyle scored 2:07 apart in the opening minutes of the third period, and the Florida Panthers avoided elimination with a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders in Game 3 of their preliminary round playoff series on Wednesday.
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Coyotes have the Predators on the brink of extinction
11:38pm - 05 Aug 2020

Coyotes have the Predators on the brink of extinction

Conor Garland and Taylor Hall each scored in the third period and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 Wednesday.
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Toronto to be without Muzzin for the remainder of the series
11:37pm - 05 Aug 2020

Toronto to be without Muzzin for the remainder of the series

Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Muzzin will be sidelined for the rest of the team's qualifying-round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets after he was taken off the ice on a stretcher following a collision with Oliver Bjorkstrand in Game 2
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask expected to start Wednesday after COVID-19 scare | CBC Sports
10:15pm - 05 Aug 2020

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask expected to start Wednesday after COVID-19 scare | CBC Sports

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask missed Saturday's practice and a disappointing 4-1 loss Sunday to the Philadelphia Flyers due to COVID-19 concerns, but the Finnish netminder is back after quarantining for two days in his hotel room.
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Canucks even the score against the Wild as the series heats up
6:00am - 05 Aug 2020

Canucks even the score against the Wild as the series heats up

J.T. Miller's goal and assist led the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, evening their qualifying series at one win apiece.
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Leafs' get a vital victory over the Jackets, but lose Muzzin to an apparent neck injury
5:58am - 05 Aug 2020

Leafs' get a vital victory over the Jackets, but lose Muzzin to an apparent neck injury

Auston Matthews scored late in the second period to finally solve Columbus goalie Joonas Korpisalo as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Blue Jackets 3-0 on Tuesday to even their best-of-five qualifying round series at one game apiece.
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Preds tie up the series with a win over the 'Yotes
5:53am - 05 Aug 2020

Preds tie up the series with a win over the 'Yotes

Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist, Juuse Saros stopped 24 shots and the Nashville Predators beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 Tuesday to even their Stanley Cup qualifier series.
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Power-play comes up big for the Flames
5:50am - 05 Aug 2020

Power-play comes up big for the Flames

Calgary scored a trio of power-play goals on Tuesday en route to a 6-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets and a 2-1 lead in their qualifying series.
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Winnipeg sqeaks by the Flames 3-2 to even up the series
4:19am - 04 Aug 2020

Winnipeg sqeaks by the Flames 3-2 to even up the series

The Winnipeg Jets recovered from a gaffe and bad luck to edge the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Monday and draw even in their qualifying-round series.
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Pens' re-group and beat the Canadiens to tie the series at 1-1
4:13am - 04 Aug 2020

Pens' re-group and beat the Canadiens to tie the series at 1-1

Sidney Crosby, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel scored for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night to tie the best-of-five qualifying series at one game apiece.
The Calgary Flames dressing room at Edmonton
10:25pm - 03 Aug 2020
The Calgary Flames dressing room at Edmonton
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Canucks' Ferland fined $5K, avoids suspension for spear
7:11pm - 03 Aug 2020

Canucks' Ferland fined $5K, avoids suspension for spear

Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland will be fined $5,000 for his spear in Game 1 of the club's qualifying round series against Minnesota. Wild forward Luke Kunin was also issued a $1,000 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct for his role in the scuffle.
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Canucks become the second Canadian team of the day to be shutout
6:52am - 03 Aug 2020

Canucks become the second Canadian team of the day to be shutout

Jared Spurgeon scored twice for the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks to start their qualifying series Sunday.
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Kadri has time on his side, and hands defending Champs last-second loss
5:26am - 03 Aug 2020

Kadri has time on his side, and hands defending Champs last-second loss

Nazem Kadri scored a buzzer-beating power-play goal to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 comeback victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues in Western Conference round-robin play Sunday night.
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'Jackets shutout Leafs in Game 1
5:23am - 03 Aug 2020

'Jackets shutout Leafs in Game 1

Joonas Korpisalo made 28 saves in his first post-season start, Cam Atkinson scored early in the third period, and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-0 on Sunday to take an early lead in their best-of-five qualifying round series.
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Ekman-Larsson, Kessel help Coyotes hold off Predators in series opener
9:37pm - 02 Aug 2020

Ekman-Larsson, Kessel help Coyotes hold off Predators in series opener

Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the first of Arizona's three first-period goals, a healthy Phil Kessel had two assists and the Coyotes held on to beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Sunday to open their Stanley Cup qualifier series.
Canucks confident Jacob Markstrom will return to form in playoff debut
8:17pm - 02 Aug 2020

Canucks confident Jacob Markstrom will return to form in playoff debut

Jacob Markstrom's long-awaited playoff debut is here, albeit after a long layoff and very little time to get back up to speed. But the Vancouver Canucks are confident he'll step up when the pressure is on, as Markstrom has proven throughout the season.
Blackhawks' Caggiula suspended one game for illegal hit on Ennis
8:15pm - 02 Aug 2020

Blackhawks' Caggiula suspended one game for illegal hit on Ennis

Chicago Blackhawks forward Drake Caggiula has been suspended for one game for an illegal check to the head on Edmonton Oilers forward Tyler Ennis, the department of player safety announced on Sunday.
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Isles top Panthers in tight 2-1 win in Game 1
8:20am - 02 Aug 2020

Isles top Panthers in tight 2-1 win in Game 1

Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots and the New York Islanders opened their best-of-five playoff series with a 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday in the NHL's return following a 4 1/2-month break.
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Jets lose Game 1 and two major pieces against Flames
8:11am - 02 Aug 2020

Jets lose Game 1 and two major pieces against Flames

The Winnipeg Jets lost two important players to injury in Saturday's Game 1 against the Calgary Flames and head coach Paul Maurice said both Mark Scheifele and Patrik Laine will see specialists on Sunday.
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Price and underdog Canadiens upset Pens in game 1 O.T. stunner
8:05am - 02 Aug 2020

Price and underdog Canadiens upset Pens in game 1 O.T. stunner

Jeff Petry scored at 13:57 of overtime, Carey Price made 39 saves, and the underdog Montreal Canadiens stunned the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Saturday to open their best-of-five qualifying round series as the NHL raised the curtain on the restart to its pandemic-halted season.
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Matt Dumba makes speech condemning racism, kneels for U.S national anthem
11:09pm - 01 Aug 2020

Matt Dumba makes speech condemning racism, kneels for U.S national anthem

Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel for a national anthem during the league's restart on Saturday.
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Maybe they'll play better when they go on the road. Oh, wait......
11:05pm - 01 Aug 2020

Maybe they'll play better when they go on the road. Oh, wait......

Rookie winger Dominik Kubalik scored two goals and added three assists, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 6-4 win over the host Edmonton Oilers in the opener of their best-of-five qualifying round series on Saturday.
Rangers' Fast leaves game vs. Hurricanes after Skjei hit
7:44pm - 01 Aug 2020

Rangers' Fast leaves game vs. Hurricanes after Skjei hit

New York Rangers forward Jesper Fast left Game 1 of the team's Stanley Cup Qualifiers series against the Carolina Hurricanes and is not expected to return.
NHL makes ruling on pick conditions for Neal-Lucic trade
7:43pm - 01 Aug 2020

NHL makes ruling on pick conditions for Neal-Lucic trade

The NHL has made a ruling on the conditions in the July 2019 trade involving James Neal and Milan Lucic, as well as the Feb. 5 trade between the Los Angeles Kings and Toronto Maple Leafs involving Jack Campbell and Kyle Clifford.
NHL makes ruling on pick conditions for Neal-Lucic trade
7:43pm - 01 Aug 2020

NHL makes ruling on pick conditions for Neal-Lucic trade

The NHL has made a ruling on the conditions in the July 2019 trade involving James Neal and Milan Lucic, as well as the Feb. 5 trade between the Los Angeles Kings and Toronto Maple Leafs involving Jack Campbell and Kyle Clifford.
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And they're back!! Aho leads Hurricanes to win over Rangers in NHL's return
7:36pm - 01 Aug 2020

And they're back!! Aho leads Hurricanes to win over Rangers in NHL's return

Sebastian Aho scored a goal and set up another in the Carolina Hurricanes' 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday in the NHL's opening playoff game following a 4 1/2-month pause.
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Chara 6'9 standing next to Gerbe 5'4
2:53pm - 31 Jul 2020
Chara 6'9 standing next to Gerbe 5'4
Curve Ball: Trump Reportedly Wasn't Invited For Yankees Pitch Date He Cancelled
2:32am - 31 Jul 2020

Curve Ball: Trump Reportedly Wasn't Invited For Yankees Pitch Date He Cancelled

Trump came up with his own date just as Dr. Anthony Fauci was about to grab the limelight with his wonky opening-day pitch, according to The New York Times.
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2:03am - 31 Jul 2020
CFL Montreal at Toronto - Wild Ending - October 29, 2010
11:24pm - 30 Jul 2020
First NHL fight since March
Oilers’ Ethan Bear jersey with Cree nameplate selling out
10:54pm - 30 Jul 2020

Oilers’ Ethan Bear jersey with Cree nameplate selling out

An Edmonton Oilers jersey emblazoned in Cree with Ethan Bear’s last name has sold out after the defenceman wore it during the game Tuesday night.Bear, who was raised in the Ochapowace Cree Na…
Nuggets talk to Michael Porter Jr. about his coronavirus 'population control' comments
10:22pm - 30 Jul 2020

Nuggets talk to Michael Porter Jr. about his coronavirus 'population control' comments

Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly spoke to Michael Porter Jr. about his coronavirus 'population control' comments.
The NBA wants to talk about race. Is the US ready?
8:06pm - 30 Jul 2020

The NBA wants to talk about race. Is the US ready?

Basketball is perhaps the sport best placed to challenge racial inequality. Is the NBA doing it right?
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The Rise of the Superpest: The NHL's Skillful Agitators
7:02pm - 30 Jul 2020

The Rise of the Superpest: The NHL's Skillful Agitators

The NHL has a long history of the irksome, irritating and downright annoying players who happily dwell under the skin of their opponents, but now a more evolved breed combines antics with artistry—an invaluable combo during the high-stakes playoffs.
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Re-Previewing the (Rest of) the NBA Season
6:57pm - 30 Jul 2020

Re-Previewing the (Rest of) the NBA Season

The league you'll see today is a warped, morphed version of what we left in March. Here's what has changed since COVID-19 hit—and how it will alter the endgame.
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Power Rankings and NBA Championship Odds for Every Team in Orlando
6:54pm - 30 Jul 2020

Power Rankings and NBA Championship Odds for Every Team in Orlando

The NBA is back. No more tune-up scrimmages. There are actual stakes attached to these bubble-based battles now as the league starts the seeding games with a two-tilt slate Thursday night...
Senior Men’s Team Training to Resume July 6
4:55pm - 30 Jul 2020

Senior Men’s Team Training to Resume July 6

National team news, press releases, and contacts from the association which governs volleyball in Canada.
2:58pm - 30 Jul 2020
Bauer is ripping you off... Bauer Vapor 2X Pro hockey gloves Snap Shot review
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In the latest sports reaction, the Blackhawks ban headdresses from the United Centre
6:16am - 30 Jul 2020

In the latest sports reaction, the Blackhawks ban headdresses from the United Centre

After announcing earlier this month that they would be keeping their current name but pledging more support to the Native American community, the Chicago Blackhawks detailed more of those plans Wednesday.
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Jets make it 11 straight over the Canucks with a win in NHL exhibition play
6:14am - 30 Jul 2020

Jets make it 11 straight over the Canucks with a win in NHL exhibition play

The Winnipeg Jets, backed by the razor-sharp goaltending of Connor Hellebuyck, overcame a sloppy first period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 in exhibition play Wednesday.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje Set for October 24
6:25pm - 29 Jul 2020

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje Set for October 24

UFC president Dana White has confirmed the date for a lightweight title unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje.
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Flyers knock off Penguins in OT in NHL's first exhibition action
5:06am - 29 Jul 2020

Flyers knock off Penguins in OT in NHL's first exhibition action

Pittsburgh's Conor Sheary scored the first-ever NHL goal in the month of July, but his Penguins lost 3-2 in overtime to the Philadelphia Flyers in exhibition play on Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena.
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Kerfoot scores twice, Maple Leafs down Canadiens in exhibition play
5:04am - 29 Jul 2020

Kerfoot scores twice, Maple Leafs down Canadiens in exhibition play

Morgan Rielly had a goal and two assists, Alexander Kerfoot scored twice, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 in their exhibition matchup Tuesday as the NHL's restart to its pandemic-hit 2019-20 season got into full swing.
Flyers new billboard
3:33am - 29 Jul 2020
Flyers new billboard
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Seattle Kraken reveal nickname for NHL expansion team
3:17pm - 27 Jul 2020
Former Winnipeg Jets star Dale Hawerchuk fighting cancer again | CBC News
4:52am - 27 Jul 2020

Former Winnipeg Jets star Dale Hawerchuk fighting cancer again | CBC News

Hockey Hall of Famer and former Jets star Dale Hawerchuk is once again fighting cancer after completing his first round of chemotherapy back in April.
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12:40am - 24 Jul 2020
In memory of better days. "First Off The Bench" Episode 1 : Jack McIlhargey. R.I.P. Jack, we miss you already.......
11:54pm - 23 Jul 2020

Introducing Your Seattle Kraken

The NHL’s 32nd Club, Given Life by 32,000 Fans
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11:00am - 23 Jul 2020
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10:55am - 23 Jul 2020
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The HockeyCircles Family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jack McIlhargey. Jack was one of our Founding Members, and a great friend to all who knew him. Our sincere condolences to Kayrne and family. You will be missed by all Jack....
10:13pm - 20 Jul 2020
The HockeyCircles Family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jack McIlhargey. Jack was one of our Founding Members, and a great friend to all who knew him. Our sincere condolences to Kayrne and family. You will be missed by all Jack....
Edmonton mayor: Storm causes damage but Oilers arena structurally sound - Sportsnet.ca
5:46pm - 18 Jul 2020

Edmonton mayor: Storm causes damage but Oilers arena structurally sound - Sportsnet.ca

Edmonton's mayor says a preliminary assessment shows storm damage to Rogers Place is not structural and the arena will be able to hold upcoming National Hockey League games.
Quick Shifts: How Tortorella is preparing for Keefe's Leafs - Sportsnet.ca
2:14pm - 18 Jul 2020

Quick Shifts: How Tortorella is preparing for Keefe's Leafs - Sportsnet.ca

Sheldon Keefe and John Tortorella already taking different approaches to do-or-die series | Kyle Dubas disapproves of Auston Matthews report | Some very aggressive play-in round picks | Leafs playoff lines? + 8 more NHL goodies.
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Calgary Flames 'have a lot to prove' in critical playoff run
11:23pm - 15 Jul 2020

Calgary Flames 'have a lot to prove' in critical playoff run

After being "embarrassed" by the Colorado Avalanche in the first round of last year's playoffs, some doubt whether or not this group can win a Stanley Cup. There's a lot on the line in 2020 for the Flames, and another early exit could lead to big change.
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Hughes, Makar and Kubalik named finalists for Calder
11:22pm - 15 Jul 2020

Hughes, Makar and Kubalik named finalists for Calder

Defencemen Quinn Hughes and Cale Makar, of the Vancouver Canucks and Colorado Avalanche, respectively, and left winger Dominik Kubalik of the Chicago Blackhawks have been named the three finalists for the 2019‑20 Calder Memorial Trophy, the league announced Wednesday.
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NHL unveils exhibition schedule, start times for Stanley Cup Qualifiers
11:21pm - 15 Jul 2020

NHL unveils exhibition schedule, start times for Stanley Cup Qualifiers

The NHL has announced the schedule for 12 exhibition games and the starting times for match-ups in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
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Cheaters never prosper......Lol
11:20pm - 15 Jul 2020

Cheaters never prosper......Lol

In their quest to make the best of this unprecedented summer training camp, the Toronto Maple Leafs inadvertently went offside.
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Lightning's Stamkos to be limited in camp due to new lower-body injury
4:07am - 13 Jul 2020

Lightning's Stamkos to be limited in camp due to new lower-body injury

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will be a limited participant in training camp but is expected to play in the playoffs after suffering a lower-body injury during Phase 2 skates.
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Canucks' are up against it.......
4:06am - 13 Jul 2020

Canucks' are up against it.......

The NHL's stagnant cap of $81.5 million could remain flat for a while and exacerbates what was already going to be a serious budgeting problem for the Vancouver Canucks.
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The schedule as we know it so far......
7:04pm - 11 Jul 2020

The schedule as we know it so far......

Much of the NHL’s adjusted critical dates calendar is still considered tentative, but the potential look the league released Friday night as part of its return-to-play package certainly painted a chaotic picture about how it intends to finish the 2019-20 season and transition to 2020-21 in an expedited fashion.
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Canucks say Sven Baertschi is opting out of NHL's return
6:53pm - 11 Jul 2020

Canucks say Sven Baertschi is opting out of NHL's return

Vancouver Canucks forward Sven Baertschi has opted out of returning to play, the team confirmed in a statement.
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NHL is back in business with ratification of CBA, return-to-play plan
6:51pm - 11 Jul 2020

NHL is back in business with ratification of CBA, return-to-play plan

Call it all systems go on the league’s summer restart following Friday’s ratification of protocols governing the return-to-play plan and an extension to the collective bargaining agreement running through September 2026.
7:00pm - 08 Jul 2020
John Schiavo | Insta360 Onex | Stick Handling through streets of Barcelona Spain
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What life in NHL's 'secure zone' could look like when season restarts
4:55am - 08 Jul 2020

What life in NHL's 'secure zone' could look like when season restarts

The NHL's protocols — still subject to ratification by NHL players and owners — offer the clearest picture yet of what a 24-team playoff tournament might look like in lockdown, assuming that can be pulled off. Chris Johnston breaks down all the details.
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Canucks' Tanev chomping at the bit to get back at
4:53am - 08 Jul 2020

Canucks' Tanev chomping at the bit to get back at

As the NHL's return inches closer, Canucks defenceman Chris Tanev is eager for his first taste of the playoffs in five seasons.
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NHL, NHLPA tentatively agree to CBA extension, return-to-play plan
4:51am - 08 Jul 2020

NHL, NHLPA tentatively agree to CBA extension, return-to-play plan

The NHL and the NHLPA have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding on an extension to the collection bargaining agreement and a separate agreement on returning to play, both sides announced Monday.
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Hubba, Hubba.......Toronto and Edmonton look to be the centre of the NHL for this season
9:58pm - 03 Jul 2020

Hubba, Hubba.......Toronto and Edmonton look to be the centre of the NHL for this season

As the NHL and NHLPA continue to hammer out details for the league's Return to Play plan, it's expected that Toronto and Edmonton will be announced as hub cities.
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The Olympics are apparently also on the table as part of the ongoing NHL/NHLPA CBA negotiations
6:46pm - 01 Jul 2020

The Olympics are apparently also on the table as part of the ongoing NHL/NHLPA CBA negotiations

As negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA hit critical mass, word is spreading that Olympic participation is part of the agreement.
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Happy Canada Day from HockeyCircles!! Here's hoping that we get our Game back soon!
6:40pm - 01 Jul 2020

Happy Canada Day from HockeyCircles!! Here's hoping that we get our Game back soon!

As the NHL and NHLPA continue to hammer out details for the league's Return to Play plan, it's expected that Toronto and Edmonton will be announced as hub cities.
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Escrow it goes in ongoing CBA talks.....
7:04am - 26 Jun 2020

Escrow it goes in ongoing CBA talks.....

As the NHL and NHLPA work towards an agreement on returning to play, the two sides are also trying to strike a deal on a CBA extension. Elliotte Friedman reports that those discussions have included a cap on escrow and a salary deferral for the players.
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Detroit holds an 18.5% chance of landing the 1st overall pick in NHL's "unusual" draft lottery
7:00am - 26 Jun 2020

Detroit holds an 18.5% chance of landing the 1st overall pick in NHL's "unusual" draft lottery

In a world dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic — one where life for countless people and businesses has been turned upside down — the NHL will hold the most unusual draft lottery in its history the same night the first round was originally supposed to go ahead in Montreal.
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More people in BC died from overdoses in May alone than have died from it all year, but virus keeps hockey out of Vancouver.
6:53am - 26 Jun 2020

More people in BC died from overdoses in May alone than have died from it all year, but virus keeps hockey out of Vancouver.

The NHL could not agree on contingency plans should a player test positive for COVID-19 during a proposed playoff tournament in Vancouver which means the city will not host the league's restart.
Flyers' Lindblom skates with team as chemo treatments near end
1:18am - 24 Jun 2020

Flyers' Lindblom skates with team as chemo treatments near end

Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom skated with team Tuesday in one of the few times he's hit the ice since he was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer.
Canucks' Benning hopes players return to Vancouver this week as camp looms
1:17am - 24 Jun 2020

Canucks' Benning hopes players return to Vancouver this week as camp looms

Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning is trying to get enough players to return to the city for the team to re-open its training facilities.
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NHL drops another contender from hub city short list
1:15am - 24 Jun 2020

NHL drops another contender from hub city short list

The NHL has informed the Pittsburgh Penguins that the city of Pittsburgh is no longer being considered for one of the two hub cities in the league's return to play plan.
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Devils forward Nico Hischier staying sharp as a knife
8:51pm - 20 Jun 2020

Devils forward Nico Hischier staying sharp as a knife

With the New Jersey Devils missing out on the NHL's 24-team return from the pause caused by the novel coronavirus, centre Nico Hischier is putting his extended off-season to good use.
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Feds approve NHL cohort quarantine plan for potential Canadian hub cities
8:49pm - 20 Jun 2020

Feds approve NHL cohort quarantine plan for potential Canadian hub cities

The cohort quarantine, which keeps players separate from the general public, would allow the NHL to bypass the traditional 14-day quarantine for anyone entering Canada.
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Bernie Saunders, NHL’s fifth Black player, opens up on racial discrimination
8:48pm - 20 Jun 2020

Bernie Saunders, NHL’s fifth Black player, opens up on racial discrimination

Bernie Saunders left hockey behind just two years after his NHL debut. Now he's speaking out against discrimination for current and future generations of Black players.
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Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews tests positive for COVID-19
10:30pm - 19 Jun 2020

Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews tests positive for COVID-19

Maple Leafs superstar Auston Matthews has tested positive for the coronavirus COVID-19, two National Hockey League sources outside Toronto have confirmed to the Toronto Sun.Matthews, 22, has appare…
9:09pm - 19 Jun 2020
Hockey Laces being made...
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Former NHL first-rounder Nikita Filatov retires, chooses new career path
7:16pm - 19 Jun 2020

Former NHL first-rounder Nikita Filatov retires, chooses new career path

Nikita Filatov, a former sixth overall draft pick in the NHL and a once highly touted prospect, has retired from
CCM AS3 Pro Skate Review

CCM AS3 Pro Skate Review

The Super Tacks AS3 Pro skate brings a lot of refinement and an impressive new feature to the table for the 2020 season.
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Only hockey players will get excited to see this!
4:22pm - 17 Jun 2020
Only hockey players will get excited to see this!
Eugene Melnyk responds to Ottawa Sun allegations, Sun paper apologizes
6:34am - 13 Jun 2020

Eugene Melnyk responds to Ottawa Sun allegations, Sun paper apologizes

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk issued a statement on Friday in response to a pair of Ottawa Sun stories about Melnyk's involvement with the Sens Foundation and Organ Project charities.
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Canadian teams expect easing of quarantine policy as they vie for NHL Hubs
6:31am - 13 Jun 2020

Canadian teams expect easing of quarantine policy as they vie for NHL Hubs

The three Canadian teams vying to become hub cities are expecting news on Friday that the Canadian government’s quarantine restrictions have been loosened.
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NHL, NHLPA announce training camps to open July 10
6:29am - 13 Jun 2020

NHL, NHLPA announce training camps to open July 10

The NHL and its players’ association announced on Thursday that Phase 3 of the league’s return-to-play plan will open on July 10.
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Inside Vancouver's NHL hub city bubble: no Roxy, no family, no autograph sessions | CBC News
8:26pm - 12 Jun 2020

Inside Vancouver's NHL hub city bubble: no Roxy, no family, no autograph sessions | CBC News

According to the proposal to make Vancouver an NHL hub city, teams will have to stay in the quarantine bubble beyond 14 days if they are still actively playing games.
Love this mock-up for the Seattle Krakens!
1:22am - 10 Jun 2020
Love this mock-up for the Seattle Krakens!
9:05pm - 09 Jun 2020
On this day 19 years ago, Joe Sakic handed Ray Bourque the Cup after his 22 year wait
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Could the long NHL layoff lead to higher scoring playoff hockey?
6:12am - 04 Jun 2020

Could the long NHL layoff lead to higher scoring playoff hockey?

By the time the Stanley Cup Playoffs start it'll likely have been more than four months between NHL games. So, will teams return closer to October form, when more goals are scored, than playoff form?
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Sharks' Karlsson encourages others to come forward and support Kane's comments
6:10am - 04 Jun 2020

Sharks' Karlsson encourages others to come forward and support Kane's comments

San Jose Sharks defenceman Erik Karlsson is showing his support for teammate Evander Kane, who spoke out last week about the need for allies in the hockey community in light of the issues of systemic racism and police brutality that have come to the forefront amid the protests over the death of George Floyd.
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Ryan Reaves shares his personal views and talks about the George Floyd protests
6:03am - 04 Jun 2020

Ryan Reaves shares his personal views and talks about the George Floyd protests

Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves joined Good Show on Wednesday to share his perspective on the George Floyd protests and diversity in hockey.
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Bettman announces plans for return to play, 2020 draft lottery outline
9:19pm - 26 May 2020

Bettman announces plans for return to play, 2020 draft lottery outline

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has outlined the league's plan to return with a 24-team playoff format and how the 2020 draft lottery will work.
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New Jersey governor Phil Murphy approves activities for pro teams
9:18pm - 26 May 2020

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy approves activities for pro teams

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy tweeted Tuesday that as long as the NFL's New York Giants and Jets and the NHL's New Jersey Devils follow health and medical protocols, they could open training camps or even hold competition.
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NHL to make announcement on Return to Play Plan at 1:30 PST
6:40pm - 26 May 2020

NHL to make announcement on Return to Play Plan at 1:30 PST

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman will make an announcement today at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT regarding the Return to Play Plan for the 2019-20 NHL season. Catch the announcement on a special presentation of Tim & Sid, which will air on Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet 590 The Fan and sportsnet.ca beginning at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT.
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NHL releases document detailing Phase 2 protocols for return to play
8:54pm - 25 May 2020

NHL releases document detailing Phase 2 protocols for return to play

The NHL released a document on Monday detailing Phase Two of its return-to-play plan as the league and its players continue to figure out if, how, and when the NHL can safely return this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New York State allowing professional sports teams to resume training
8:48pm - 25 May 2020

New York State allowing professional sports teams to resume training

Professional sports teams in the state of New York will be allowed to resume training as of today, governor Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference Sunday.
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Why even include the word "Normal" anymore??
8:44pm - 25 May 2020

Why even include the word "Normal" anymore??

What resonates most about the NHL’s return-to-sport protocol is how much effort will be required just to get six players working out inside the rink together, never mind what’s still to come.
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How A Senior League Hockey Fight Ended With One Player Pooping In An Opponent's Glove
7:21pm - 13 May 2020

How A Senior League Hockey Fight Ended With One Player Pooping In An Opponent's Glove

Earlier today, the most intriguing athlete bio in the history of athlete bios made the rounds. Zung Nguyen, a 37-year old defenseman for a Boston-area men's hockey league, became an instant legend for this single sentence:
Stan Mikita is often credited with starting the Curve Craze. Here is one of his old sticks.
8:10pm - 12 May 2020
Stan Mikita is often credited with starting the Curve Craze. Here is one of his old sticks.
3:37pm - 11 May 2020
Canucks and B.C.'s top doctor show interest in hosting NHL games in Vancouver | CBC News
3:41am - 07 May 2020

Canucks and B.C.'s top doctor show interest in hosting NHL games in Vancouver | CBC News

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says there are ways to safely host NHL games in Vancouver if the league goes ahead with resuming the season in a small number of hub cities.
Sidney Crosby Donates 100,000 Meals Through Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
6:06pm - 04 May 2020

Sidney Crosby Donates 100,000 Meals Through Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby donated 100,000 meals today to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (the Food Bank).
Kelly Hrudey brings awareness to mental health during COVID-19 pandemic | CBC Sports
7:51pm - 03 May 2020

Kelly Hrudey brings awareness to mental health during COVID-19 pandemic | CBC Sports

Former NHL goaltender Kelly Hrudey has never shied away from talking about mental health, and he is continuing to bring awareness to the important issue in an effort to help those struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flyers’ Oskar Lindblom to undergo final cancer treatments, making progress; Nolan Patrick ‘feeling better every day’
12:49am - 29 Apr 2020

Flyers’ Oskar Lindblom to undergo final cancer treatments, making progress; Nolan Patrick ‘feeling better every day’

Oskar Lindblom, who is about to undergo his last cancer treatments, and Nolan Patrick (migraine disorder) are making medical progress, Flyers assistant GM Brent Flahr said.
Blackhawks fire team president John McDonough, put owner's son in charge | CBC Sports
2:34pm - 28 Apr 2020

Blackhawks fire team president John McDonough, put owner's son in charge | CBC Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks fired team president John McDonough on Monday, ending a wildly successful run that included three Stanley Cup championships.
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Three potential destinations for Dustin Byfuglien, if he decides to return - Sportsnet.ca
4:33am - 21 Apr 2020

Three potential destinations for Dustin Byfuglien, if he decides to return - Sportsnet.ca

It's a mystery whether or not Dustin Byfuglien ever wants to return to the NHL, but if he does decide to come back, you can bet most of the league will be interested. Here are three teams we think could make an especially good fit.
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NHL Classics: Best of Seven Series for Canadian teams to air on Sportsnet - Sportsnet.ca
4:31am - 21 Apr 2020

NHL Classics: Best of Seven Series for Canadian teams to air on Sportsnet - Sportsnet.ca

Sportsnet is turning back the clock to relive Canada's most unforgettable best-of-seven Stanley Cup Playoffs series with NHL Classics: Best of Seven Series. Here are the full broadcast details.
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Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dead at 25
3:07pm - 11 Apr 2020

Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dead at 25

The 25-year-old native of Battleford, Sask., had been in a medically-induced coma in a Toronto hospital.
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Ex-Swiss goalie Florence Schelling 1st female GM in men's pro hockey | CBC Sports
1:40pm - 09 Apr 2020

Ex-Swiss goalie Florence Schelling 1st female GM in men's pro hockey | CBC Sports

Veteran Swiss women's hockey goaltender Florence Schelling has been named general manager of one of the top men's teams in her home country.
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NHL considering August return without fans: report | CBC Sports
10:16pm - 06 Apr 2020

NHL considering August return without fans: report | CBC Sports

Uncertainty remains a major hurdle, but the NHL is plotting a late summer return with playoff games in empty venues to counteract the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
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The best of NHLers self-isolating: Pacific Division
8:16pm - 05 Apr 2020

The best of NHLers self-isolating: Pacific Division

From chicken coops to rollerblading with baby strollers, the Pacific Division is keeping busy during the quarantine.
KIller gives his thoughts on his first run watching the infamous '93 SCF
4:51am - 28 Mar 2020

KIller gives his thoughts on his first run watching the infamous '93 SCF

Doug Gilmour watched Game 6 of the 1993 playoff series between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Los Angeles Kings and shared what it was like to experience the fan's point of view for Wayne Gretzky's famous non-call.
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Daly not ruling out NHL "Beach Boys".....
4:44am - 28 Mar 2020

Daly not ruling out NHL "Beach Boys".....

Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly is hopeful that the NHL can fit in the end of the 2019-20 regular season and playoffs during the "bigger window" this summer and play a full schedule in the 2020-21 season.
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McDavid ponders the possible Playoff scenario if the League returns to business this year
4:42am - 28 Mar 2020

McDavid ponders the possible Playoff scenario if the League returns to business this year

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has strong thoughts on the possibility of jumping straight into the playoffs if the COVID-19 pause doesn’t go on too long.
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For the first time in 102 years.....
3:27pm - 26 Mar 2020

For the first time in 102 years.....

For the first time in 102 years, there will not be a showdown to determine Canada's major junior hockey champion.The 2020 Memorial Cup has been added to the list of cancelled sporting events in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Canadian Hockey League calling off the tournament and league
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Bauer offers to make protective medical gear instead of hockey equipment | CBC Sports
12:40am - 26 Mar 2020

Bauer offers to make protective medical gear instead of hockey equipment | CBC Sports

Hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer is offering to modify its production line to make protective visors for doctors, nurses and first responders.
Lindsay Reed of Harvard, showing off sick goalie pads
4:08pm - 24 Mar 2020
Lindsay Reed of Harvard, showing off sick goalie pads
Treliving signs two high-level NCAA D-Men to contracts
7:26pm - 21 Mar 2020

Treliving signs two high-level NCAA D-Men to contracts

General manager Brad Treliving had a little bounce in his step after adding two highly-touted U.S. College defencemen, including one who is widely considered the most sought-after unsigned collegian this year.
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Gallagher is back home in B.C. while the League is on hold
7:23pm - 21 Mar 2020

Gallagher is back home in B.C. while the League is on hold

After players were told they could leave their NHL cities and go home during the season pause, Brendan Gallagher was very happy to have his mom helping him. The Montreal Canadien talked about the "bizarre" past week, how he's spending his time, and what some of his teammates are doing.
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IIHF cancels 2020 World Championship
7:21pm - 21 Mar 2020

IIHF cancels 2020 World Championship

The 2020 World Hockey Championship has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the IIHF announced Saturday.
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When the Stanley Cup Final Was Canceled Because of a Pandemic
7:05pm - 21 Mar 2020

When the Stanley Cup Final Was Canceled Because of a Pandemic

In 1919, a second wave of cases of the previous year's flu lead to the sudden death of the hockey championship
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Senators player is first NHLer to test positive for coronavirus, has mild symptoms and is isolated - TheHockeyNews
4:21pm - 18 Mar 2020

Senators player is first NHLer to test positive for coronavirus, has mild symptoms and is isolated - TheHockeyNews

An unnamed Ottawa Senators player has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced. According to the Senators, the player has mild symptoms and is in isolation. The player is the first NHLer to test positive for the coronavirus.
‘Dumb,’ ‘stupid’ and ‘lazy’ replay in mind of ex-NHLer with dyslexia
1:57pm - 14 Mar 2020

‘Dumb,’ ‘stupid’ and ‘lazy’ replay in mind of ex-NHLer with dyslexia

Saskatoon-raised ex-NHLer Brent Sopel is advocating to raise awareness about dyslexia, a learning difference he wasn’t diagnosed with until adulthood.
On this day in history: Maurice Richard Riot in Montreal - TheHockeyNews
7:33pm - 13 Mar 2020

On this day in history: Maurice Richard Riot in Montreal - TheHockeyNews

On this day 59 years ago, the Richard Riots broke out in Montreal during and after the Montreal-Detroit game. The game at the Forum had to be cut short after a tear gas bomb went off and it was forfeited to the Red Wings the fans were reacting to Richard's suspension and NHL president Clarence Campbell, who showed up to the game after it had started.
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No other options. The NHL follows suit with the other Major Leagues
10:34pm - 12 Mar 2020

No other options. The NHL follows suit with the other Major Leagues

Following the NBA's decision on Wednesday night, the NHL officially suspended its season on Thursday. We're in uncharted waters now and what comes next is completely unknown.
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Canucks' passive zone system is starting to hobble playoff hopes
5:22am - 09 Mar 2020

Canucks' passive zone system is starting to hobble playoff hopes

Elvis Merzlikins made 26 saves in his return to action after missing four games with a concussion and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Vancouver Canucks for a 2-1 win on Sunday.
Flames' Noah Hanifin leaves game vs. Golden Knights with upper-body injury
3:40am - 09 Mar 2020

Flames' Noah Hanifin leaves game vs. Golden Knights with upper-body injury

Calgary Flames defenceman Noah Hanifin will not return to Sunday's game against the Vegas Golden Knights after suffering an upper-body injury.
Rangers extend contracts for GM Jeff Gorton, assistant GM Chris Drury
3:39am - 09 Mar 2020

Rangers extend contracts for GM Jeff Gorton, assistant GM Chris Drury

Jeff Gorton has been busy for the past few seasons retooling the New York Rangers and is being rewarded by the club for his efforts as he and assistant general manager Chris Drury were both given contract extensions
Luongo's legacy could leave Canadiens' Price thinking about his own
3:37am - 09 Mar 2020

Luongo's legacy could leave Canadiens' Price thinking about his own

With Roberto Luongo's success both on and off the ice being commemorated with his jersey retirement, Carey Price could be wondering about his legacy having a similar distinction with the Montreal Canadiens.
The 25 Most Powerful Women in Hockey
3:36am - 09 Mar 2020

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Hockey

From the players inspiring us on the ice to the executives innovating behind the scenes, Sportsnet celebrates the women shaping the game
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Plan the parade! Red Wings win second their in a row with a victory over the Lightning
3:34am - 09 Mar 2020

Plan the parade! Red Wings win second their in a row with a victory over the Lightning

Robby Fabbri scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Detroit Red Wings over Tampa Bay 5-4 on Sunday, snapping a 16-game losing streak against the Lightning in the regular season.
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Lehner gets the win, as Vegas steals a huge 2 points in Calgary
3:31am - 09 Mar 2020

Lehner gets the win, as Vegas steals a huge 2 points in Calgary

Shea Theodore scored the game-winning goal with 1:10 left to play to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-3 win over the Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday.
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Canlan Ice Sports steps up game to help protect against COVID-19
3:30pm - 08 Mar 2020

Canlan Ice Sports steps up game to help protect against COVID-19

Canlan Ice Sports Corp. has proactively stepped up precautionary measures in their hockey rinks across North America to help protect against COVID-19.
A typical Myers penalty 😉
10:45pm - 07 Mar 2020
A typical Myers penalty 😉
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Demko and MacEwen both have big games as the Canucks end their slide against the Avalanche
8:25am - 07 Mar 2020

Demko and MacEwen both have big games as the Canucks end their slide against the Avalanche

Zack MacEwen scored his second goal of the night late in the third period as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 Friday to snap a four-game losing streak and climb back into the playoff picture in the tight NHL Western Conference.
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Tkachuk and the Flames keep racking up the points with a win Coyotes
8:22am - 07 Mar 2020

Tkachuk and the Flames keep racking up the points with a win Coyotes

Matthew Tkachuk assisted on all three Calgary Flames goals in a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday.
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Gibson leaves game due to injury, but not before securing a win over the Leafs
8:18am - 07 Mar 2020

Gibson leaves game due to injury, but not before securing a win over the Leafs

Carter Rowney and Adam Henrique scored, John Gibson and Ryan Miller combined to stop 30 shots and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Friday night.
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Jets shutout the Knights and leap-frog into a Wildcard position
8:16am - 07 Mar 2020

Jets shutout the Knights and leap-frog into a Wildcard position

Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves to record his league-leading sixth shutout of the season, backstopping the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-0 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday.
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Canadiens legend Henri Richard passes away at age 84
8:07am - 07 Mar 2020

Canadiens legend Henri Richard passes away at age 84

Henri Richard, who had a long and storied career in the National Hockey League as a player with the Montreal Canadiens, passed away on Friday. Richard was 84 years old.
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Not the chocolate he was looking for: 8-year-old wins $200 pot prize at hockey tournament | CBC News
10:27pm - 04 Mar 2020

Not the chocolate he was looking for: 8-year-old wins $200 pot prize at hockey tournament | CBC News

An 8-year-old from Grande Prairie, Alta., won a hockey raffle, but his parents won't let him keep the cannabis-filled prize. His grandfather says drugs and kids hockey are a bad mix.
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NHL imposses travel restrictions in response to the coronavirus situation
8:37pm - 04 Mar 2020

NHL imposses travel restrictions in response to the coronavirus situation

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says the league is "aware of and focused on all possibilities'' related to the new coronavirus outbreak.
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The water's heating up in the Shark Tank
8:35pm - 04 Mar 2020

The water's heating up in the Shark Tank

Evander Kane scored two goals to give the San Jose Sharks their first three-game winning streak since November with a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
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Show me mo' money......
8:33pm - 04 Mar 2020

Show me mo' money......

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly announced Wednesday at the NHL GM Meetings that the salary cap would be between $84 - $88.2 million for the 2020-21 season.
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The scoop on the atmosphere after the Canucks' latest implosion
8:32pm - 04 Mar 2020

The scoop on the atmosphere after the Canucks' latest implosion

The Vancouver Canucks suffered a very tough loss to Columbus on Sunday, so what was the mood in the room afterwards? Dan Murphy answers that and more in this week's mailbag.
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Boychuk recovering after a scary skate cut to the face
8:29pm - 04 Mar 2020

Boychuk recovering after a scary skate cut to the face

New York Islanders defenceman Johnny Boychuk needed 90 stitches on his eyelid after being cut by a skate in Tuesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens, general manager Lou Lamoriello announced.
Canucks recall Brisebois & Chatfield from Comets
7:17pm - 03 Mar 2020

Canucks recall Brisebois & Chatfield from Comets

Chatfield, 23, has appeared in 46 games with Utica this season, registering 4 assists and accumulating 16 penalty minutes.
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The fight over CTE continues 5 years after Steve Montador's death | CBC News
2:54pm - 03 Mar 2020

The fight over CTE continues 5 years after Steve Montador's death | CBC News

Steve Montador's dad, Paul, thinks the National Hockey League didn’t do enough to protect his son and to educate him about concussions and the possibility of developing CTE. And that's why he's continuing on with a lawsuit against the NHL originally started by Steve in the months before he died.
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A career night for Draisaitl helps the Oilers rout Nashville
6:17am - 03 Mar 2020

A career night for Draisaitl helps the Oilers rout Nashville

NASHVILLE — Had the promotion been held Monday, Leon Draisaitl would have come close to making someone a millionaire. The Edmonton Oilers centre scored four goals, blowing the game open in the thir…
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Red hot Avs win their 9th straight on the road
6:14am - 03 Mar 2020

Red hot Avs win their 9th straight on the road

Gabriel Landeskog withstood a crunching hit while making a pass that sprung Logan O'Connor for a breakaway goal in the second period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Monday night for their seventh straight victory.
How to start a Hockey Team • HockeyCircles Articles
3:52am - 02 Mar 2020

How to start a Hockey Team • HockeyCircles Articles

Find the right way to start and run a hockey team. If it's for recreational hockey, or a competitive league, here's some hints and tips on running a team
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There's no substitute for experience.....
6:32am - 01 Mar 2020

There's no substitute for experience.....

In three starts since Jacob Markstrom left the team with a meniscus injury to his knee, backup Thatcher Demko has allowed 10 goals on 93 shots and surrendered more poor ones in a week than Markstrom did the last month.
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Canadiens flirt with disaster, but manage to win in the end
6:17am - 01 Mar 2020

Canadiens flirt with disaster, but manage to win in the end

Jeff Petry scored 52 seconds into overtime as the Montreal Canadiens earned a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
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Flames lose in regulation and gain no ground in tight Pacific Division race
6:16am - 01 Mar 2020

Flames lose in regulation and gain no ground in tight Pacific Division race

Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat scored on the power play and Yanni Gourde added a shorthanded goal as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 Saturday to snap a season-long four-game losing streak.
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Oilers squeak by Jets and steal a big 2 points
6:13am - 01 Mar 2020

Oilers squeak by Jets and steal a big 2 points

Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a big 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday in a game between a pair of injury-riddled teams hungry for playoff points.
Gordie Howe scores 800th career goal
4:40pm - 29 Feb 2020

Gordie Howe scores 800th career goal

Howe scored his 800th career goal February 29th, 1980 while playing for the Hartford Whalers
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You got your new contract, now go break a leg........er, foot.
7:46am - 29 Feb 2020

You got your new contract, now go break a leg........er, foot.

New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider suffered a fractured foot in the first period of Friday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers and will not return, according to an announcement from the team.
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It's home sweet home for Hart and the Flyers in Philly
7:44am - 29 Feb 2020

It's home sweet home for Hart and the Flyers in Philly

Claude Giroux scored twice and Carter Hart stopped 26 shots to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to their fifth straight win, 5-2 over the New York Rangers on Friday night.
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Five in a row for Girard and the Avs
7:42am - 29 Feb 2020

Five in a row for Girard and the Avs

Samuel Girard scored a tie-breaking goal with 2:37 left in the third period and Tyson Jost scored twice as the Colorado Avalanche extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.
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Stalock shuts out the Jackets as Minny continues their playoff push
7:40am - 29 Feb 2020

Stalock shuts out the Jackets as Minny continues their playoff push

Alex Stalock stopped 24 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the Columbus Blue Jackets for the second time this week, 5-0 on Friday night.
David Ayres's famous Maple Leafs-beating stick now in Hockey Hall of Fame | CBC News
12:31am - 29 Feb 2020

David Ayres's famous Maple Leafs-beating stick now in Hockey Hall of Fame | CBC News

The 42-year-old’s hockey stick, which he used last Saturday night to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Toronto Maple Leafs on Hockey Night in Canada, now sits in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
February 28 NHL History | Feb 28 NHL History | www.nhltraderumor.com
4:57pm - 28 Feb 2020

February 28 NHL History | Feb 28 NHL History | www.nhltraderumor.com

February 28 in NHL history features Teemu Selanne scores 50th goal as rookie. United States wins first hockey gold medal at Squaw Valley Olympics; Bobby Orr gets 500th NHL assist.
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Jay Bouwmeester noncommittal about NHL future after cardiac episode during game | CBC Sports
3:09pm - 27 Feb 2020

Jay Bouwmeester noncommittal about NHL future after cardiac episode during game | CBC Sports

St. Louis Blues defenceman Jay Bouwmeester says he is feeling better since suffering a cardiac episode during an NHL game, but he is not ready to make a decision on his hockey future.
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Seattle’s NHL team to offer free monorail transit to hockey games
2:53pm - 27 Feb 2020

Seattle’s NHL team to offer free monorail transit to hockey games

As long as you have a ticket to the hockey game, your monorail fare to and from the new Seattle Center arena is covered.
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Sharks' Thornton disappointed no one bit on trade-bait
5:45am - 26 Feb 2020

Sharks' Thornton disappointed no one bit on trade-bait

Joe Thornton was disappointed not to be joining a new team on Monday during the NHL Trade Deadline.