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Long before he would etch his name into history as the first Black player to compete in an NHL game, Willie O’Ree broke another race-related barrier of sorts. This wasn’t about playing hockey. It was about getting a proper haircut. And while there was no such thing as systemic segregation in O’Ree’s hometown of Fredericton,
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LONGUEUIL, Que. – The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League announced Thursday that the Drummondville Voltigeurs have suspended team in-person activities a player tested positive for COVID-19. The league said in a release Voltigeurs players and hockey staff are being isolated and tested. It said public health officials from Centre-du-Quebec, the region northeast of Montreal where
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ARLINGTON, Va. – Kevin McCarthy joined Peter Laviolette’s Washington Capitals coaching staff Wednesday, and the team re-signed one of the defencemen he’ll be working with. Jonas Siegenthaler signed a one-year contract worth $800,000, a deal that should finalize Washington’s blue line. McCarthy will be in charge of defencemen under Laviolette, who is keeping the other
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