Tag Archives: COVID-19

Report: Each Team Will Play At Least 48 Games In 2020-21 NHL Season

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images According to ESPN’s Emily Kaplan, the 2020-21 NHL regular season will be no longer than 48 games for each team, the same number each team played during the 2012-13 lockout season.

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Current Status of Hockey League Schedules Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Photo: Vasterviks IK The NHL has tentatively planned to start the 2020-21 season on January 1, 2021 and play a full 82-game season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused schedule adjustments to all hockey leagues around the world, including the … Continue reading

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Mercedes Benz Stadium Becomes First Sports Venue To Utilize Disinfecting Drones

Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia has become the first sports venue to utilize drones to clean and sanitize the stadium. The disinfecting drones not only help cover the large area, but also in a much quicker time and less labor-intensive process.

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OHL To Remove Bodychecking, Physical Contact For Play This Season

Photo: Matt Hiscox Ontario’s Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries announced this week that body contact may not be permitted in 2020-2021.

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Pennsylvania Governor Approves New Guidelines For Attendance At Indoor Events

Inch by inch the sporting world is slowly starting to see fans return to the stands. Pennsylvania officials got their first update in months on Tuesday when Gov. Tom Wolf altered limits on gatherings that had previously restricted indoor facilities … Continue reading

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Oilers’ Superstar Connor McDavid Tests Positive For COVID-19

Photo: Bleacher Report As COVID-19 cases across North America are on the rise again due to the change of temperature, the Edmonton Oilers announced on Monday night that captain Connor McDavid, who led the NHL in points in three consecutive … Continue reading

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The QMJHL Changes Rules For Fighting In Order To Receive Pandemic Relief Funds

The QMJHL has voted to change their rules for fighting in order to receive $20 million in pandemic relief funds from the Quebec Government. Representatives from the league’s 18 teams in Quebec and the Maritimes voted on the new rules … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Has Reached Out To Tampa Bay Lightning Regarding Questionable Stanley Cup Celebrations During COVID-19 Pandemic

TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger joined host Gino Reda on TSN’s ‘Insider Trading’ on Thursday night. Dreger noted on the show that the NHL was concerned about the championship celebrations held by the Tampa Bay Lightning this week, and that … Continue reading

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The KHL Season Is Quickly Deteriorating Due To COVID-19; Should The Capitals Prospects Exit From The League?

The KHL season is rapidly falling apart. Just three weeks into the season COVID-19 is wrecking havoc on the league, with many players testing positive, the better part of three full teams in quarantine and 13 games postponed… so far. … Continue reading

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Alex Alexeyev’s KHL Coach, Two Teammates Test Positive For COVID-19

Photo: Salavat Yulaev Ufa The head coach of Salavat Yulaev Ufa, Tomi Lamsa, and two of the team’s players – Markus Granlund and Danil Bashkirov – have tested positive for COVID-19. You may recall that Washington Capitals’ defensive prospect Alex … Continue reading

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