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Ontario Hockey League 2020-2021 season to start in December

The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) is planning to start its 2020-2021 season on Dec. 1 to ensure that its players, staff, fans and community are able to play and attend games safely. “We are looking forward to getting back to »

Society, Sports

Minnesota Wild’s Matt Dumba speaks out against racism during NHL restart

Minnesota Wild’s Matt Dumba became the first National Hockey League (NHL) player to kneel for the American national anthem on Saturday, during the first day of the league’s restart. Dumba, who was born in Regina and half-Filipino, is one of »

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National Women’s Hockey League season set to start in January 2021

The National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) announced on Wednesday that the start of their regular season has been delayed from mid-November to January 2021. According to the press release, all six of the NWHL’s teams will each play a full »

Society

NHL announced no positive COVID-19 tests during last week of Phase 3

Ahead of the National Hockey League’s restart, the league announced on Monday that they had no positive test results for COVID-19 during the final week of Phase 3 of its return to play plan on Saturday.  Phase 3 of the »

Economy

NHL gives closer look at hub cities before play resumes

The National Hockey League detailed what the hub cities, Toronto and Edmonton, will look like under their return to play plan in a video presentation on Thursday. The NHL’s bubble in Edmonton will consist of four hotels and amenities for »

Society, Sports

CCM Hockey endorse Akim Aliu, commits to promote diversity in hockey

CCM Hockey, a designer and manufacturer of hockey equipment announced on Tuesday an endorsement agreement with the former National Hockey League player, founder of the Time to Dream Foundation and co-chair of the Hockey Diversity Alliance, Akim Aliu.  The Canadian »

Sports

NHL and NHLPA reach tentative agreement for a return to play

The National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) have reached a tentative agreement on a return to play plan, according to a press release from the league on Monday.  The return to play plan will »

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Twenty-six NHL players tests positive for COVID-19 since June 8

The National Hockey League (NHL) announced yesterday that 26 of its players have tested positive for COVID-19 since on June 8, the start of the NHL’s Phase 2 of their safe return to play plan. Since the beginning of Phase »

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Vancouver out of running to become NHL hub city

The Vancouver Canucks announced in a tweet on Thursday that the city is no longer in the running to be a hub city for when the National Hockey League returns to play later this summer.  The Canucks thanked British Columbia’s »

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Alberta Premier pushing to have NHL play in Edmonton

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is pushing for Edmonton to be one of the National Hockey League’s hub cities when it resumes play later this summer, according to a tweet he made yesterday. “It’s the obvious choice to bring the NHL »