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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 »

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

Thunderstorm causes damage to Edmonton arena weeks ahead of NHL playoffs

The Rogers Place arena in Edmonton, which is set to host the National Hockey League’s playoffs in just a few weeks was damaged by a thunderstorm on Thursday evening, according to the arena’s Twitter account.  In a series of follow »

Health, Society

NHL confirms 30 positive COVID-19 tests as it entered Phase 3 of return to play

As the National Hockey League (NHL) entered Phase 3 of its return to play plan on Monday, the league announced that 30 of its players had tested positive for COVID-19 during Phase 2. According to a tweet from the NHL, »

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 »

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Canadian government approves plan to have NHL play hockey in Canada

The Canadian government has approved the National Hockey League’s plan to have a safe return to play in Canada, according to an announcement from Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland today. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S.-Canada border is »