Month: May 2020

The upcoming 2020 NHL draft for the Chicago Blackhawks will be intriguing as their direction could go many different ways. As expected with the draft, there are a couple of names that stand out from the get-go. Players like Alexis Lafrenière, a left wing who is projected to the first-overall pick, and Quinton Byfield, a
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1:16 AM ET Penguins president and CEO David Morehouse came to the aid of a local television camera operator when protests turned violent Saturday in downtown Pittsburgh. Ian Smith, of KDKA-TV, was thrown to the ground and his camera was broken to pieces outside of PPG Paints Arena, the Penguins’ home rink, just as Morehouse
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COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.—USA Hockey president Jim Smith is the subject of two investigations surrounding his tenure as the president of Amateur Hockey Association Illinois. USA Hockey spokesman Dave Fischer confirmed Friday that the organization has hired an independent investigator to look into Smith’s business dealings with AHAI. Fischer also said the U.S. Center for SafeSport
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If the NHL permits its players to play in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, then we can expect to watch several members of the Colorado Avalanche compete. The current Avalanche roster is loaded with the best players from the top Olympic teams, and there’s a good chance we’ll see at least one of them in the gold-medal game.  Related:
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6:36 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have reached a five-year lease extension to remain in PNC Arena through July 2029. Arena owner Centennial Authority and Hurricanes parent company Gale Force Sports and Entertainment announced the agreement Thursday. The current lease agreement runs through the end of June 2024. The News
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wants the federal government to help clear the way for NHL players to come to Edmonton. His counterpart in British Columbia, John Horgan, says his province isn’t interested in making any concessions. The two premiers had markedly different responses to the NHL’s plan to resume the 2019-20 season, in which teams
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The Los Angeles Kings announced on Saturday that they will not renew the contract of Ontario Reign head coach Mike Stothers, which is set to expire on June 15. Stothers has led the Kings’ AHL affiliate for the last six seasons, including five with the Ontario Reign (2015-20). He earned the Louis A.R. Pieri Award
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Zion Nybeck 2019-20 Team: HV71 J20 (SuperElit)Date of Birth: May 12, 2002Place of Birth: Alvesta, SwedenHt: 5-foot-8 Wt: 176 poundsShoots: LeftPosition: LW/RWNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible Rankings Every draft has a Zion Nybeck ⁠— a skilled forward with relentless speed and dazzling offensive ability whose only drawback seems to be his size. But even
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4:23 PM ET Associated Press Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says the state’s five professional sports teams — the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, New England Patriots and New England Revolution — can resume practicing at their respective facilities on June 6. But Baker made clear the reopening of those facilities must be done
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