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Beer league hockey is back in Germany, sort of

Recreational sports are looking to figure out how they can come back given the realities of COVID-19. Is Germany a model for Canadian hockey?

Burnaby Winter Club reopens for hockey with strict pandemic protocols | CBC News

The private hockey club is the first Lower Mainland ice rink to reopen amid COVID-19 restrictions meaning operations will not look anything like they did pre-pandemic.

Kelly Hrudey brings awareness to mental health during COVID-19 pandemic | CBC Sports

Former NHL goaltender Kelly Hrudey has never shied away from talking about mental health, and he is continuing to bring awareness to the important issue in an effort to help those struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blackhawks fire team president John McDonough, put owner's son in charge | CBC Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks fired team president John McDonough on Monday, ending a wildly successful run that included three Stanley Cup championships.

Vehicles line up on Saskatchewan highway for Colby Cave memorial

Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave died on Saturday after suffering a brain bleed days earlier.
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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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The best of NHLers self-isolating: Pacific Division

From chicken coops to rollerblading with baby strollers, the Pacific Division is keeping busy during the quarantine.
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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.

‘Dumb,’ ‘stupid’ and ‘lazy’ replay in mind of ex-NHLer with dyslexia

Saskatoon-raised ex-NHLer Brent Sopel is advocating to raise awareness about dyslexia, a learning difference he wasn’t diagnosed with until adulthood.
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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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Not the chocolate he was looking for: 8-year-old wins $200 pot prize at hockey tournament | CBC News

An 8-year-old from Grande Prairie, Alta., won a hockey raffle, but his parents won't let him keep the cannabis-filled prize. His grandfather says drugs and kids hockey are a bad mix.
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The fight over CTE continues 5 years after Steve Montador's death | CBC News

Steve Montador's dad, Paul, thinks the National Hockey League didn’t do enough to protect his son and to educate him about concussions and the possibility of developing CTE. And that's why he's continuing on with a lawsuit against the NHL originally started by Steve in the months before he died.

David Ayres's famous Maple Leafs-beating stick now in Hockey Hall of Fame | CBC News

The 42-year-old’s hockey stick, which he used last Saturday night to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Toronto Maple Leafs on Hockey Night in Canada, now sits in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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Jay Bouwmeester noncommittal about NHL future after cardiac episode during game | CBC Sports

St. Louis Blues defenceman Jay Bouwmeester says he is feeling better since suffering a cardiac episode during an NHL game, but he is not ready to make a decision on his hockey future.
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Seattle’s NHL team to offer free monorail transit to hockey games

As long as you have a ticket to the hockey game, your monorail fare to and from the new Seattle Center arena is covered.
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Will pro hockey players be left out in the cold after COVID-19 outbreak shutters custom stick factory? | CBC Radio

Hockey players in the NHL may be forced out of their comfort zone on the ice thanks to a halt in production in pro-grade sticks thanks to the coronavirus outbreak in China, says sports journalist Sean Fitz-Gerald.

Senators' Bobby Ryan dealing with alcohol problem, says he's 'doing well' | CBC Sports

Ottawa Senators Bobby Ryan forward says he has been dealing with an alcohol problem, but is doing "very well" on his road to recovery.
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2020 Memorial Cup hosts Kelowna Rockets release Adam Foote as head coach

'With 14 games remaining in the regular season, I felt a change was necessary at this time,' said Kelowna Rockets GM Bruce Hamilton.
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Justin Bieber Teaches Jimmy Fallon How to Play Hockey
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NHL game between Blues and Ducks postponed after defenceman Jay Bouwmeester collapses on bench

Tuesday night's National Hockey League game between the St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks was postponed after the Blues' Edmonton-born defenceman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during the game.