Month: September 2020

7:00 AM ET When Tyler Motte arrived in Vancouver last year for Canucks training camp, he underwent a physical with team doctors. They took Motte’s vitals, conducted measurements, made sure all of his limbs worked correctly. Everything looked fine. Then the doctor asked: “Is there anything else you have going on, anything else we should
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On this date, the National Hockey League did two things for the first time it would later do on a regular basis; play outdoors and in the city of Las Vegas. Also, a future dynasty made its league debut on Long Island to less than ideal results. NHL Gets First Taste of Vegas & Outdoors
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DAVOS, SWITZERLAND’The Spengler Cup has been cancelled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual tournament in Switzerland for the Canadian national men’s hockey team and European club teams was scheduled for Dec. 26 to 31. It marks the fifth time the tournament has been cancelled since it started in 1923, and the first
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Sweet redemption. Injured Lightning captain Steve Stamkos hoisted the Stanley Cup on Monday night after cheering on his Tampa Bay teammates in a 2-0 victory over the Dallas Stars, to take the NHL final in six games. The smiles on the Lightning players’ faces as they celebrated said it all: The journey was worth it,
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The Tampa Bay Lightning are the 2020 Stanley Cup champions, defeating the Dallas Stars 2-0 Monday to capture the NHL’s top trophy in front of empty seats, sprawling tarps, and no fans at Rogers Place. Brayden Point and Blake Coleman scored the goals and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 22 shots for his first career playoff shutout.
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In today’s NHL, fans and coaches alike see any goalkeeper who starts 60 games or more as an absolute workhorse. Starting goalies are usually expected to play 45-55 games, unless they are truly at the top of the heap in the league. 20 years ago, goalies starting 60-plus games was more common, but it certainly
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