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Oskar Lindblom practices with Flyers on playoff ice after fighting cancer | CBC Sports
2:50pm - Mon 17 Aug

Oskar Lindblom practices with Flyers on playoff ice after fighting cancer | CBC Sports

A day after his 24th birthday, Philadelphia Flyers forward and cancer survivor Oskar Lindblom hit the ice with his teammates in Toronto on Sunday.
Canucks' lose a big body and some bg minutes
5:14am - Mon 17 Aug

Canucks' lose a big body and some bg minutes

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Tyler Myers will miss Game 3 against the St. Louis Blues with a still-undiscosed injury he sustained in last Friday's contest.
Hawks' needed a big game, and got one from Crawford
5:03am - Mon 17 Aug

Hawks' needed a big game, and got one from Crawford

Corey Crawford made 46 saves in a stellar performance, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Sunday night to stay alive in their first-round playoff series.
Calgary pays for late mistakes and the series is all even
4:51am - Mon 17 Aug

Calgary pays for late mistakes and the series is all even

The actions of the Calgary Flames going forward will reveal their true character after a soul-destroying loss to the Dallas Stars in overtime on Sunday.
Philly shuts out Montreal and is head by a nose
4:49am - Mon 17 Aug

Philly shuts out Montreal and is head by a nose

Carter Hart made 23 saves for his first-career playoff shutout as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.
Vasilevskiy has a light night and Tampa takes the lead after Game 3
6:11am - Sun 16 Aug

Vasilevskiy has a light night and Tampa takes the lead after Game 3

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 16 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.
Kuemper keeps the Desert Dogs alive despite a blizzard of shots
6:09am - Sun 16 Aug

Kuemper keeps the Desert Dogs alive despite a blizzard of shots

Darcy Kuemper stopped 49 shots and the Arizona Coyotes held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday to close within 2-1 in their Stanley Cup playoff series.
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask opts out of NHL playoffs | CBC Sports
3:15pm - Sat 15 Aug

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask opts out of NHL playoffs | CBC Sports

The Boston Bruins announced that Tuukka Rask has opted out of the NHL's return to play on Saturday morning.
Price shuts the door on the floundering Flyers
7:12am - Sat 15 Aug

Price shuts the door on the floundering Flyers

Tomas Tatar and Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored twice, Carey Price made 30 saves for the seventh post-season shutout of his career, and the Montreal Canadiens thumped the Philadelphia Flyers 5-0 on Friday to even their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.
Isles' looking strong as they take a 2-0 series lead over the Caps
6:50am - Sat 15 Aug

Isles' looking strong as they take a 2-0 series lead over the Caps

Brock Nelson scored the go-ahead goal on a second-period breakaway 15 seconds after Alex Ovechkin tied it, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
Korpisalo only makes 36 saves, but gets the "W" this time
5:53am - Fri 14 Aug

Korpisalo only makes 36 saves, but gets the "W" this time

Two days after making an NHL-record 85 saves in a five-overtime loss, Joonas Korpisalo stopped 36 more shots to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Thursday to even the series at a game apiece.
Odds are on Vegas as they take a 2-0 series lead over the 'Hawks
5:48am - Fri 14 Aug

Odds are on Vegas as they take a 2-0 series lead over the 'Hawks

Even though Reilly Smith called it a lucky bounce, a whole lot more than luck is working right now for the Vegas Golden Knights.
Julien in stable condition after sudden medical condition
5:45am - Fri 14 Aug

Julien in stable condition after sudden medical condition

News of Claude Julien's hospitalization came as a shock to everyone, and it means Montreal's head coach will be out of sight for some time. But he certainly won't be out of mind as the Canadiens look to continue their unlikely post-season.
Speak no evil......
5:38am - Thu 13 Aug

Speak no evil......

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour has been fined $25,000 for comments he made following his club's 3-2 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins Wednesday.
Philly sneaks by the Canadiens 2-1 in a tight, fiesty Game 1
5:37am - Thu 13 Aug

Philly sneaks by the Canadiens 2-1 in a tight, fiesty Game 1

The Canadiens knew it was going to be attrition against the top-seeded Flyers. They lost the first battle, but they made it clear they’re in the war.
Kuemper was outstanding but has no help as the Avs take Game 1
5:28am - Thu 13 Aug

Kuemper was outstanding but has no help as the Avs take Game 1

Nazem Kadri and J.T. Compher scored 10 seconds apart in the third period, Philipp Grubauer stopped 14 shots and the Colorado Avalanche opened the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday.
Better late than never for Bergeron and the Bruins
5:20am - Thu 13 Aug

Better late than never for Bergeron and the Bruins

Patrice Bergeron scored the winner early in double overtime, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Wednesday in Game 1 of their first-round series that was postponed 15 hours to a rare late-morning start.
Flames' Dube lights it up and outshines the Stars in Game 1
7:18am - Wed 12 Aug

Flames' Dube lights it up and outshines the Stars in Game 1

Dillon Dube scored twice in the first period and the Calgary Flames beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Tuesday.
The Western teams start to focus after their match-ups are finalized
4:44am - Mon 10 Aug

The Western teams start to focus after their match-ups are finalized

The Calgary Flames will play the Dallas Stars and the Vancouver Canucks will play the St. Louis Blues in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Leafs have fallen and the Jackets look sharp
4:39am - Mon 10 Aug

The Leafs have fallen and the Jackets look sharp

Joonas Korpisalo made 33 saves as the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 on Sunday to win their best-of-five qualifying round series 3-2.
Canucks get it done and oust the Wild in O.T.
6:41am - Sat 08 Aug

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.
Young Canadiens' upset the Pens in monumental series victory
4:14am - Sat 08 Aug

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.
Leafs' finish off crazy comeback with O.T. winner
4:09am - Sat 08 Aug

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.
Hungry Coyotes' finish off the toothless Predators
4:04am - Sat 08 Aug

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.
Oilers run out of gas against the 'Hawks
4:01am - Sat 08 Aug

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.
Injury-riddles Jets go down in Flames
5:41am - Fri 07 Aug

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.
Boeser and Canucks' take a 2-1 series lead over the Wild
5:27am - Fri 07 Aug

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.
The Leafs' are up against it in series vs Columbus
5:26am - Fri 07 Aug

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.
The Flyers are one win away from becoming the Top Seed in the East
5:23am - Fri 07 Aug

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.
Panthers stay alive with a big win over the Isles
11:40pm - Wed 05 Aug

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.
Coyotes have the Predators on the brink of extinction
11:38pm - Wed 05 Aug

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.
Toronto to be without Muzzin for the remainder of the series
11:37pm - Wed 05 Aug

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
Canucks even the score against the Wild as the series heats up
6:00am - Wed 05 Aug

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.
Leafs' get a vital victory over the Jackets, but lose Muzzin to an apparent neck injury
5:58am - Wed 05 Aug

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.
Preds tie up the series with a win over the 'Yotes
5:53am - Wed 05 Aug

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.
Power-play comes up big for the Flames
5:50am - Wed 05 Aug

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.
Winnipeg sqeaks by the Flames 3-2 to even up the series
4:19am - Tue 04 Aug

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.
Pens' re-group and beat the Canadiens to tie the series at 1-1
4:13am - Tue 04 Aug

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.
Canucks' Ferland fined $5K, avoids suspension for spear
7:11pm - Mon 03 Aug

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.
Canucks become the second Canadian team of the day to be shutout
6:52am - Mon 03 Aug

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.
Kadri has time on his side, and hands defending Champs last-second loss
5:26am - Mon 03 Aug

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.
'Jackets shutout Leafs in Game 1
5:23am - Mon 03 Aug

'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.
Ekman-Larsson, Kessel help Coyotes hold off Predators in series opener
9:37pm - Sun 02 Aug

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.
Isles top Panthers in tight 2-1 win in Game 1
8:20am - Sun 02 Aug

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.
Jets lose Game 1 and two major pieces against Flames
8:11am - Sun 02 Aug

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.
Price and underdog Canadiens upset Pens in game 1 O.T. stunner
8:05am - Sun 02 Aug

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.
Matt Dumba makes speech condemning racism, kneels for U.S national anthem
11:09pm - Sat 01 Aug

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.
Maybe they'll play better when they go on the road. Oh, wait......
11:05pm - Sat 01 Aug

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.
And they're back!! Aho leads Hurricanes to win over Rangers in NHL's return
7:36pm - Sat 01 Aug

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.
In the latest sports reaction, the Blackhawks ban headdresses from the United Centre
6:16am - Thu 30 Jul

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.
Jets make it 11 straight over the Canucks with a win in NHL exhibition play
6:14am - Thu 30 Jul

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.
Flyers knock off Penguins in OT in NHL's first exhibition action
5:06am - Wed 29 Jul

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.
Kerfoot scores twice, Maple Leafs down Canadiens in exhibition play
5:04am - Wed 29 Jul

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.
12:40am - Fri 24 Jul
In memory of better days. "First Off The Bench" Episode 1 : Jack McIlhargey. R.I.P. Jack, we miss you already.......
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 - Mon 20 Jul
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....
Calgary Flames 'have a lot to prove' in critical playoff run
11:23pm - Wed 15 Jul

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.
Hughes, Makar and Kubalik named finalists for Calder
11:22pm - Wed 15 Jul

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.
NHL unveils exhibition schedule, start times for Stanley Cup Qualifiers
11:21pm - Wed 15 Jul

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.
Cheaters never prosper......Lol
11:20pm - Wed 15 Jul

Cheaters never prosper......Lol

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

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.
Canucks' are up against it.......
4:06am - Mon 13 Jul

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.
The schedule as we know it so far......
7:04pm - Sat 11 Jul

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.
Canucks say Sven Baertschi is opting out of NHL's return
6:53pm - Sat 11 Jul

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.
NHL is back in business with ratification of CBA, return-to-play plan
6:51pm - Sat 11 Jul

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.
What life in NHL's 'secure zone' could look like when season restarts
4:55am - Wed 08 Jul

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.
Canucks' Tanev chomping at the bit to get back at
4:53am - Wed 08 Jul

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.
NHL, NHLPA tentatively agree to CBA extension, return-to-play plan
4:51am - Wed 08 Jul

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.
Hubba, Hubba.......Toronto and Edmonton look to be the centre of the NHL for this season
9:58pm - Fri 03 Jul

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.
Happy Canada Day from HockeyCircles!! Here's hoping that we get our Game back soon!
6:40pm - Wed 01 Jul

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.
Escrow it goes in ongoing CBA talks.....
7:04am - Fri 26 Jun

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.
Detroit holds an 18.5% chance of landing the 1st overall pick in NHL's "unusual" draft lottery
7:00am - Fri 26 Jun

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.
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 - Fri 26 Jun

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.
NHL drops another contender from hub city short list
1:15am - Wed 24 Jun

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.
Devils forward Nico Hischier staying sharp as a knife
8:51pm - Sat 20 Jun

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.
Feds approve NHL cohort quarantine plan for potential Canadian hub cities
8:49pm - Sat 20 Jun

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.
Bernie Saunders, NHL’s fifth Black player, opens up on racial discrimination
8:48pm - Sat 20 Jun

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.
Canadian teams expect easing of quarantine policy as they vie for NHL Hubs
6:31am - Sat 13 Jun

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.
NHL, NHLPA announce training camps to open July 10
6:29am - Sat 13 Jun

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.
Inside Vancouver's NHL hub city bubble: no Roxy, no family, no autograph sessions | CBC News
8:26pm - Fri 12 Jun

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.
Could the long NHL layoff lead to higher scoring playoff hockey?
6:12am - Thu 04 Jun

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?
Sharks' Karlsson encourages others to come forward and support Kane's comments
6:10am - Thu 04 Jun

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.
Ryan Reaves shares his personal views and talks about the George Floyd protests
6:03am - Thu 04 Jun

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.
Bettman announces plans for return to play, 2020 draft lottery outline
9:19pm - Tue 26 May

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.
New Jersey governor Phil Murphy approves activities for pro teams
9:18pm - Tue 26 May

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.
NHL to make announcement on Return to Play Plan at 1:30 PST
6:40pm - Tue 26 May

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.
NHL releases document detailing Phase 2 protocols for return to play
8:54pm - Mon 25 May

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.
New York State allowing professional sports teams to resume training
8:48pm - Mon 25 May

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.
Why even include the word "Normal" anymore??
8:44pm - Mon 25 May

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.
Three potential destinations for Dustin Byfuglien, if he decides to return - Sportsnet.ca
4:33am - Tue 21 Apr

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.
NHL Classics: Best of Seven Series for Canadian teams to air on Sportsnet - Sportsnet.ca
4:31am - Tue 21 Apr

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.