Category Archives: Teams

NHL Releases Play-In, Round-Robin Schedules; Capitals To Face Lightning In Opener August 3

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images After the NHL and players’ association agreed on the protocols on phases three and four of the league’s return-to-play plan on Friday, the round-robin and qualifying round schedules were released. The Washington Capitals will face the … Continue reading

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NHL Releases Team Hotel Accommodations In Edmonton And Toronto

Photo: Marriott Hotels The NHL released their hotel assignments in Edmonton (Western Conference) and Toronto (Eastern Conference) for the teams’ arrival on Sunday, July 26 for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which is set to begin on Saturday, August 1.

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A Look At Fourth-Lines In The Metropolitan Division

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Across the Metropolitan Division, teams like the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins made moves last offseason to revamp their fourth-lines while the New York Islanders arguably already had the best fourth-line in the NHL. Fourth-lines are … Continue reading

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Report: Devils To Name Lindy Ruff Head Coach, Remove “Interim” Tag Off Of GM Tom Fitzgerald

Photo: NHL.com According to NHL Network’s Kevin Weekes, the New Jersey Devils are expected to name Lindy Ruff head coach and remove the “interim” tag off of GM Tom Fitzgerald, who was the assistant to former GM Ray Shero before … Continue reading

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Lightning Players, Staff Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 Return To Informal Skates

Photo: Carrie Underwood Fans The three Tampa Bay Lightning players and two staff members who tested positive for COVID-19, which forced the team to shut down their facilities for five days after phase two of the NHL’s return-to-play plan opened … Continue reading

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NHL Positive COVID-19 Test Count Up To 35 Since Phase Two Begun

Photo: Missourinet The NHL announced on Monday morning that 23 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since phase two opened on June 8. In addition, 12 others who have not been in phase two protocol have tested positive for the … Continue reading

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A Look Back At What The Remaining Eastern Conference Teams Did At The Trade Deadline

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images It may feel like years ago but just two and a half weeks before the NHL paused its season due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2019-20 trade deadline passed. A lot more moves took place … Continue reading

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Report: Blues Cancel Informal Skates After Multiple Players Test Positive For COVID-19

Photo: Centene Community Ice Center According to The Athletic’s Jeremy Rutherford, sources told him that the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues were forced to close their practice facility this week after “multiple” players tested positive for COVID-19. However, … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Targetting August 1 Resumption Of Play

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images According to TSN, the NHL is targetting an August 1 start for the Stanley Cup play-ins and round-robin tournaments and scheduling phase two of the draft lottery just nine days later. Last week, a team that … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Training Camp Start Date Pushed Back By At Least Three Days

According to the New York Post’s Larry Brooks, the NHL has informed teams that phase three of the league’s return-to-play plan, training camps, will not start before Monday, July 13.

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