Month: November 2020

Fred Sasakamoose, one of the first Indigenous athletes to play in the National Hockey League, has died after being hospitalized with COVID-19. He was 86 years old.  Sasakamoose’s son, Neil Sasakamoose, said in a video on Facebook that his father had died Tuesday afternoon, five days after he was admitted to the hospital. “The COVID virus
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Alternate jerseys have been commonplace in the NHL since the 1990s. The Edmonton Oilers introduced their first alternate jersey in 2001-02, and have featured one for the majority of the last two decades. More recently, NHL clubs have begun expanding their jersey sets for outdoor games, throwback nights and anniversary seasons. Per Icethetics, the Oilers
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12:18 AM ET Four Vegas Golden Knights players have tested positive for COVID-19, the team confirmed on Monday night. “Those individual players have been self-isolating and are all recovering well,” the team said in a statement, without identifying which players tested positive. “As a precautionary measure, the Golden Knights off-ice player areas — locker room,
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This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what’s happening in sports by subscribing here. Here’s what you need to know right now from the world of sports: It took a quarter century, but the lacrosse move finally made it You’ve seen it: the
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