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No NHL Players Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 Since Entering the Toronto and Edmonton Bubbles Last Week

Photo: @NHL The NHL announced on Monday afternoon that no players have tested positive for the Coronavirus in the past week. From July 27- August 1, 7,013 tests were administered among all 24 teams in the first week of Phase … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage For the Bubble: Washington Capitals’ Family Members Bid Farewell As Stanley Cup Playoff Action Approaches

Photo: @paigemdowd via Nicole Marie Photography As the Washington Capitals (save for goaltender Ilya Samsonov) set to depart for Canada for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs after four months of time at home with family, many of the players’ spouses, … Continue reading

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Edmonton Hospital Sees COVID-19 Outbreak

Photo: CTV Edmonton Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton is shutting its doors to the public as they are dealing with a “full facility” COVID-19 outbreak that has seen 35 patients and 15 staff members contracting the virus, according to Alberta Health … 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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Report: Four Blues Players And One Coach Test Positive For COVID-19

Photo: NHL.com A source told St. Louis Today that four players and one coach for the St. Louis Blues tested positive for COVID-19, which is why the team closed their practice facility for the July Fourth holiday weekend on Friday. … 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: Both Hub Cities For 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Likely To Be In Canada

Photo: Wikipedia As 36 states in the U.S. have seen coronavirus cases go up, all signs are pointing towards both of the hub cities to host the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs will be in Canada, according to Sportsnet’s John Shannon.

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Who’s That in the Stands? European, Australian Sports Leagues Use Cardboard Cutouts to Recreate Fan Experience

The Coronavirus pandemic forced sports leagues worldwide to suspend their respective seasons or pause for a potential return later on such as the NHL. As some leagues resume, fans will not be allowed to return to the stands as the … Continue reading

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Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman, Joe Ross Opt Out Of 2020 MLB Season

Photo: Federal Baseball Washington Nationals pitcher Joe Ross and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman opted out of the 2020 MLB season, the team announced on Monday. Zimmerman made it clear on Twitter that he is not retiring.

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