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The Hope to Have Fans Back in Arenas and Stadiums by August or September: News from President Trump’s Call with Major-League Sports Commissioners

On Saturday afternoon, President Donald Trump held a conference call with all major-league sports commissioners discussing the all-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner Gary Bettman was on the call for the NHL. President Trump recognized the “good work” done … Continue reading

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Toronto Cancels All Major Events Through June 30 But Doesn’t Apply To Pro Sports Leagues

Photo: Mark Blinch/Getty Images Toronto mayor John Tory announced that all events in the city through June 30 have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday after the NHL extended its self-quarantine date for players and staff through … Continue reading

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NHL Extends Self Isolation Period Through April 15

Photo: YouTube The NHL extended the self-quarantine period for players through April 15 on Tuesday since the state of the world and local isolation guidelines make it almost impossible for the league to lawfully open team facilities.

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NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly On Resuming 2019-20 Season: “It’s Not Going To Be A Knee Jerk Reaction.”

Photo: NHL via Getty Images NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said that he does not see the 2019-20 season resuming in August and was hopeful that it can in the spring, he expressed on an interview with NHL Network radio … Continue reading

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Second Avalanche Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Photo: Avalanche Website The Colorado Avalanche found out on Friday night that another player has tested positive for the coronavirus after having one already doing so on Thursday. All members of the organization that had close contact with the player … Continue reading

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Islanders Release Statement Regarding Their Future Home, Belmont Park Arena

Photo: Newsday/John Keating New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that all “non-essential construction work will be stopped,” with focus shifting to building four new hospitals in the New York City area, to be prioritized instead. He said the … Continue reading

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Proposing A Fair Format To Resume The 2019-20 NHL Season

Photo: Gregg Forweck/Getty Images While the NHL isn’t expected to resume the 2019-20 season for at least two months, the league and players are taking time now to brainstorm a way to award the Stanley Cup, even if it comes … Continue reading

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Avalanche Announce They Have A Player Who Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Photo: Avalanche website The Colorado Avalanche announced on Thursday afternoon that one of their players, who is anonymous, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The player has been in isolation at home since the NHL paused the 2019-20 season on … Continue reading

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NHL Postpones Scouting Combine, Draft, Awards Due To Ongoing Uncertainty

Photo: NHLPR The NHL announced on Wednesday that the 2020 combine in Buffalo, New York from June 1-6, awards show in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 18, and draft at Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec from June 26-27 have all … Continue reading

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NHL Asks Teams For Arena Availability Dates In August

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The NHL GMs did not discuss resuming the 2019-20 season on their call with the league on Tuesday, according to TSN, but the league requested some home dates in August from every team.

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