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NHL releases document detailing Phase 2 protocols for return to play

The NHL released a document on Monday detailing Phase Two of its return-to-play plan as the league and its players continue to figure out if, how, and when the NHL can safely return this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New York State allowing professional sports teams to resume training

Professional sports teams in the state of New York will be allowed to resume training as of today, governor Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference Sunday.
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Why even include the word "Normal" anymore??

What resonates most about the NHL’s return-to-sport protocol is how much effort will be required just to get six players working out inside the rink together, never mind what’s still to come.
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Three potential destinations for Dustin Byfuglien, if he decides to return - Sportsnet.ca

It's a mystery whether or not Dustin Byfuglien ever wants to return to the NHL, but if he does decide to come back, you can bet most of the league will be interested. Here are three teams we think could make an especially good fit.
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NHL Classics: Best of Seven Series for Canadian teams to air on Sportsnet - Sportsnet.ca

Sportsnet is turning back the clock to relive Canada's most unforgettable best-of-seven Stanley Cup Playoffs series with NHL Classics: Best of Seven Series. Here are the full broadcast details.
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Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dead at 25

The 25-year-old native of Battleford, Sask., had been in a medically-induced coma in a Toronto hospital.
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Ex-Swiss goalie Florence Schelling 1st female GM in men's pro hockey | CBC Sports

Veteran Swiss women's hockey goaltender Florence Schelling has been named general manager of one of the top men's teams in her home country.
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NHL considering August return without fans: report | CBC Sports

Uncertainty remains a major hurdle, but the NHL is plotting a late summer return with playoff games in empty venues to counteract the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
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Daly not ruling out NHL "Beach Boys".....

Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly is hopeful that the NHL can fit in the end of the 2019-20 regular season and playoffs during the "bigger window" this summer and play a full schedule in the 2020-21 season.
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McDavid ponders the possible Playoff scenario if the League returns to business this year

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has strong thoughts on the possibility of jumping straight into the playoffs if the COVID-19 pause doesn’t go on too long.
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For the first time in 102 years.....

For the first time in 102 years, there will not be a showdown to determine Canada's major junior hockey champion.The 2020 Memorial Cup has been added to the list of cancelled sporting events in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Canadian Hockey League calling off the tournament and league
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Bauer offers to make protective medical gear instead of hockey equipment | CBC Sports

Hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer is offering to modify its production line to make protective visors for doctors, nurses and first responders.
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Gallagher is back home in B.C. while the League is on hold

After players were told they could leave their NHL cities and go home during the season pause, Brendan Gallagher was very happy to have his mom helping him. The Montreal Canadien talked about the "bizarre" past week, how he's spending his time, and what some of his teammates are doing.
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IIHF cancels 2020 World Championship

The 2020 World Hockey Championship has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the IIHF announced Saturday.
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When the Stanley Cup Final Was Canceled Because of a Pandemic

In 1919, a second wave of cases of the previous year's flu lead to the sudden death of the hockey championship
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Senators player is first NHLer to test positive for coronavirus, has mild symptoms and is isolated - TheHockeyNews

An unnamed Ottawa Senators player has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced. According to the Senators, the player has mild symptoms and is in isolation. The player is the first NHLer to test positive for the coronavirus.
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No other options. The NHL follows suit with the other Major Leagues

Following the NBA's decision on Wednesday night, the NHL officially suspended its season on Thursday. We're in uncharted waters now and what comes next is completely unknown.
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Canucks' passive zone system is starting to hobble playoff hopes

Elvis Merzlikins made 26 saves in his return to action after missing four games with a concussion and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Vancouver Canucks for a 2-1 win on Sunday.
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Plan the parade! Red Wings win second their in a row with a victory over the Lightning

Robby Fabbri scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Detroit Red Wings over Tampa Bay 5-4 on Sunday, snapping a 16-game losing streak against the Lightning in the regular season.
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Lehner gets the win, as Vegas steals a huge 2 points in Calgary

Shea Theodore scored the game-winning goal with 1:10 left to play to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-3 win over the Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday.
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Canlan Ice Sports steps up game to help protect against COVID-19

Canlan Ice Sports Corp. has proactively stepped up precautionary measures in their hockey rinks across North America to help protect against COVID-19.
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Demko and MacEwen both have big games as the Canucks end their slide against the Avalanche

Zack MacEwen scored his second goal of the night late in the third period as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 Friday to snap a four-game losing streak and climb back into the playoff picture in the tight NHL Western Conference.
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Tkachuk and the Flames keep racking up the points with a win Coyotes

Matthew Tkachuk assisted on all three Calgary Flames goals in a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday.