Month: October 2020

6:13 PM ET Former Boston University hockey player Travis Roy, who was paralyzed after an injury in 1995 and became a philanthropist for spinal cord injury treatment, has died at 45. A family spokesperson told WCVB in Boston that Roy died in Vermont due to complications from a procedure he needed to maintain his quality
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The Forum. The Olympia. The Stadium. The names of the Original Six’s arenas were instantly recognizable to hockey fans around the world, shorthand or not. Well, for fans of the Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, at least. Fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs (the Gardens), New York Rangers (the Garden, singular. One
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The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed defenseman Guillaume Brisebois to a one-year, two-way contract. Brisebois, 23, completed his third pro season in 2019-20, notching four goals and 11 assists for 15 points along with a team-best plus-21 rating in 48 games for the AHL’s Utica Comets. A third-round pick by Vancouver in the 2019 NHL Draft,
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The American Hockey League (AHL) and Ontario Hockey League (OHL) are still figuring out if and when they can return to the ice. Both leagues have made changes to their return to play plans and pushed back their potential starting dates. While they wait for hockey to return on this continent, the Minnesota Wild have
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5:01 PM ET Associated Press The Ontario Hockey League will not have bodychecking this season because of COVID-19. Lisa MacLeod, Ontario’s minister of sport, said Friday that removing purposeful physical contact from the game was necessary in preventing the spread of the coronavirus. MacLeod said the decision was influenced by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey
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GLENDALE, ARIZ.’The Arizona Coyotes renounced their rights Thursday to their top 2020 draft pick after saying they learned more about his bullying of a Black classmate with developmental disabilities four years ago. The team parted ways with Mitchell Miller after criticism for selecting him in the fourth round earlier this month despite knowing of his
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A diversity advocacy group is calling on the Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League to sign a pledge to combat racism in the sport after the team knowingly drafted a prospect convicted of bullying a Black schoolmate. The Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA), led by San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane and ex-NHL player Akim Aliu, posted a message
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