• September 21, 2021

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Unusual world juniors in Edmonton set to open as Canada defends gold

Unusual world juniors in Edmonton set to open as Canada defends gold

A world junior men’s hockey championship like no other opens Friday in Edmonton with zero audiences and teams walled off from the general public because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The world under-20 tournament at Rogers…

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Don’t expect NHL players in Canada to skip line for COVID-19 vaccine

Don’t expect NHL players in Canada to skip line for COVID-19 vaccine

The NHL and its players in Canada shouldn’t expect to cut in line when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccination process.  Those playing north of the border will have to wait their turn, says Anita Ho, an associate…

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Rangers officially make Alexis Lafreniere top pick of 2020 NHL draft

Rangers officially make Alexis Lafreniere top pick of 2020 NHL draft

The New York Rangers selected Alexis Lafreniere with the first pick in the NHL’s pandemic-delayed draft Tuesday. The star winger from the Rimouski Oceanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League registered 35 goals and…

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Jared Spurgeon scores twice as Wild blanks Canucks in Game 1

Jared Spurgeon scores twice as Wild blanks Canucks in Game 1

Jared Spurgeon scored twice for the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks to lead their qualifying series Sunday. Spurgeon produced one of them, plus an empty-netter, and Kevin Fiala also scored…

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Canadiens, Romanov waiting for clarity on how to proceed with contract

Canadiens, Romanov waiting for clarity on how to proceed with contract

If you’re questioning about what the NHL’s memorandum of understanding for its new collective bargaining agreement and its return-to-play protocol mean for Alexander Romanov, you’re not alone. As of this now, the Montreal Canadiens, agent Dan…

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Canada’s quarantine restrictions significant hurdle for 3 cities hoping to be NHL hubs

Canada’s quarantine restrictions significant hurdle for 3 cities hoping to be NHL hubs

The Edmonton Oilers senior vice-president of communications and government relations is pondering a question about how long the team has been working on its bid to serve as an NHL hub city, should the league…

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Canucks and B.C.’s top doctor show interest in hosting NHL matches in Vancouver

Canucks and B.C.’s top doctor show interest in hosting NHL matches in Vancouver

The Canucks are hoping to score some hockey matches for Vancouver if the NHL continues the 2019-20 season. The team affirmed it has put forward a proposal for Vancouver to be a “hub city” for…

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NHL would need to follow quarantine rules before season could resume: Trudeau

NHL would need to follow quarantine rules before season could resume: Trudeau

The NHL could face another hurdle if the league determines to continue the 2019-20 season in the near future — getting non-Canadian resident players across the border to join their respective teams. Prime Minister Justin…

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Canadiens’ Gallagher says Bettman ‘very motivated’ to complete NHL season

Canadiens’ Gallagher says Bettman ‘very motivated’ to complete NHL season

Montreal Canadiens winger Brendan Gallagher thinks there can be hockey this summer season. And that feeling comes from what he is aware of about one of many males in cost. Talking on a convention name…

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Andrei Markov, longtime Canadiens defenceman, retired from pro hockey

Andrei Markov, longtime Canadiens defenceman, retired from pro hockey

Longtime Montreal Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov won’t be making a return to the NHL. The 41-year-old Markov reported his retirement from pro hockey on Thursday — a career that started and ended in Russia with…