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NHL to name front-line worker ‘stars’ along with monthly player award – Edmonton

NHL to name front-line worker ‘stars’ along with monthly player award - Edmonton

It’s normal in an NHL season to name players as monthly and weekly stars. But during COVID-19, so little is normal. This year, the league is honouring not only its superstar players, but front-line workers as well. For the month of January, Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has been …

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Rick Zamperin: More coronavirus cases force NHL schedule changes – Hamilton

Rick Zamperin: More coronavirus cases force NHL schedule changes - Hamilton

I guess you can say that it was only a matter of time before COVID-19 impacted the National Hockey League season again. The NHL announced the postponement of the first game since the new season began on Jan. 13, when it called off Tuesday night’s game between the Carolina …

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Markstrom’s 32 save shutout lifts Calgary Flames to 3-0 win over Vancouver Canucks – Calgary

Markstrom’s 32 save shutout lifts Calgary Flames to 3-0 win over Vancouver Canucks - Calgary

Jacob Markstrom’s 32-save shutout against his former club spurred the Calgary Flames to a 3-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. Sean Monahan, Dillon Dube and Matthew Tkachuk scored power-play goals in Calgary’s home-opener, which was the first NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome since March 8, 2020 for a …

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Winnipeg Jets cancel Saturday practice over potential COVID-19 exposure – Winnipeg

Winnipeg Jets cancel Saturday practice over potential COVID-19 exposure - Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Jets have cancelled Saturday’s practice, citing concerns over potential exposure to COVID-19. In a brief morning media release, the Jets say “the decision was made out of an abundance of caution due to potential exposure to COVID-19. There is no further information at this time.” In the …

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Rick Zamperin: 2021 could be the year the Stanley Cup comes back to Canada

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When the puck drops on the 2020-21 National Hockey League season Wednesday night it will mark the start of a campaign that will almost guarantee a spot for a Canadian team in the Stanley Cup final. The NHL has not only realigned its four divisions, which includes an all-Canadian …

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Canadiens primed to make waves: ‘We can play pretty much any way you want’ – Montreal

Canadiens primed to make waves: ‘We can play pretty much any way you want’ - Montreal

Marc Bergevin joked after the start to a busy, unusual off-season back in October he was going to take a vacation. The general manager of the Montreal Canadiens certainly earned it. Bergevin pulled the trigger on a string of moves following his team’s surprise showing during the NHL’s summer …

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NHL reports 27 players have tested positive for novel coronavirus – National

NHL reports 27 players have tested positive for novel coronavirus - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 12, 2021 7:15 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The NHL says 27 players returned positive COVID-19 tests during training camps as the league prepares …

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Canucks to provide update after training camp paused over potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Vancouver Canucks will be providing an update to the public Monday afternoon after a potential COVID-19 exposure sidelined their training camp. The team resumed its training earlier Monday, following Sunday’s announcement that the camp was suspending practices and workouts because of the health scare. The suspension came just …

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Rick Zamperin: Coronavirus already impacts upcoming NHL season

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With the National Hockey League just a couple of days away from starting its abbreviated 56-game regular season, there’s word that COVID-19 has impacted the schedule even before the first puck is dropped. The NHL said it is “reviewing and revising” the Dallas Stars’ schedule after revealing Friday that …

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Canucks pause training camp after ‘potential exposure of COVID-19’

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The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench in the gears of the Vancouver Canucks’ training camp. On Sunday, just days before their Jan. 13 season opener against the Edmonton Oilers, the club said it had cancelled practices and workouts. Read more: Vancouver Canucks get the go-ahead to play home …

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