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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....
7:22am - Mon 13 Jan

Opinions are divided on whether it should be Kassian or Tkachuk facing the music

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian will have a hearing Monday after an altercation with Calgary Flames winger Matthew Tkachuk during the second period of the two teams' matchup Saturday.
7:21pm - Sat 21 Mar

IIHF cancels 2020 World Championship

The 2020 World Hockey Championship has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the IIHF announced Saturday.
3:07pm - Sat 11 Apr

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.
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.......

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.
10:34pm - Thu 12 Mar

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.
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.
6:13am - Sun 01 Mar

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.
8:32pm - Wed 04 Mar

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.
8:25am - Sat 07 Mar

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.
1:40pm - Thu 09 Apr

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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

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.

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.
B.C. hockey player dies after ramming boards during rec. league game
VANCOUVER—A young British Columbia hockey player who died after slamming into the boards during a game in Metro Vancouver is being remembered by a teammate as a “gentle giant,” and “one of the best players out there.” Noah Trulsen, 22, was playing with the Bolts in an adult recreational league in Langley on Oct. 3 when team member Gerry Leiper said his friend may have caught an edge while rushing to the bench for a line change. Leiper said he saw Trulsen’s forehead hit the top of the boards and his face shield came down on the bridge of his nose, sending him sprawling to the ice. The referee and the team’s goalie rushed to help, administering multiple rounds of CPR after Trulsen lost consciousness, he said. “I can’t re…