Month: July 2020

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the Boston Bruins are hoping an injury to Brad Marchand isn’t too serious. He left an exhibition game and is questionable for Sunday. In Calgary, one scribe tries to explain the chatter surrounding Johnny Gaudreau, and in Vancouver, why is everyone passing Jake Virtanen on the depth chart? Finally, what
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … American Hockey League President and CEO Scott Howson has announced a revised start date for the 2020-21 AHL season, as approved by the league’s Board of Governors during its 2020 Annual Meeting held today via conference call. At the recommendation of the AHL’s Return to Play Task Force, the Board of Governors
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One of the most colorful coaches in the history of the National Hockey League got his first job in the league on this date. Also, a pair of elite goaltenders share a birthday today. Neilson Lands First NHL Job The Toronto Maple Leafs named Roger Neilson their new head coach, on July 25, 1977, replacing
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This article was originally written in December, 2015. During the dead puck era in the years leading to the 2004-05 NHL lockout, the Canucks’ trio of Markus Naslund, Todd Bertuzzi and Brendan Morrison far from followed the pattern of declining offense in the league. The West Coast Express line, named after the commuter train in
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