Month: July 2020

Nearly five months after the coronavirus brought play to a halt, the NHL is ready to stage its return in Edmonton and Toronto. Here’s everything you should know to refamiliarize yourself with hockey: Will this work? That’s the prevailing, lingering question that looms over everything. The bottom line: the NHL is attempting to play games in
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Could the Detroit Red Wings have a new rival soon? Now that the Seattle Kraken have officially revealed their team name, the NHL suddenly has two octopus-affiliated franchises. There are two schools of thought on a potential Red Wings-Kraken rivalry: “Sure, why not” and “please don’t force this.” Personally, I’m with the former, because that
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The New York Rangers have been around since the very beginnings of the NHL as an Original Six team. Joining as the last of the “six” in 1926, the Rangers have a rich and storied history. In 92 seasons, there have been three names to grace the illusive 50-goal scoring mark. There have been quite
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Normally the splashy visuals, out-of-the-box camera angles and next-level razzle-dazzle are saved for hockey’s showcase events. Not so in the COVID-19 pandemic era. Sportsnet enters fresh territory for the resumption of NHL broadcasts this week as the network transitions to a more unusual televised product befitting these memorable times. Get ready for “augmented audio.” Swaths
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Season Record: 30-31-8, 68 points Points Percentage: .493, Ranked 25th in the NHL The Buffalo Sabres’ season came to an end early this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the 2020 NHL playoffs expanded to include 24 teams, the Sabres still missed the cut by a 0.007 PTS% margin, just behind the Montreal Canadiens
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GLENDALE, ARIZ.—Arizona general manager John Chayka earned a contract extension early this season for building the Coyotes into playoff contenders in four short years. He was being called a quitter by the team in a strongly worded statement on Sunday after stepping down a week before the Coyotes’ Stanley Cup qualifier series against Nashville. Former
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