Month: October 2020

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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The Dallas Stars have signed defenseman Julius Honka to a one-year, two-way contract. Honka, 24, spent the 2019-20 season in Finland, skating in 46 games for JYP Jyvaskyla. A first-round pick (14th overall) by Dallas in the 2014 NHL Draft, Honka made his pro debut with the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars in 2014-15 and
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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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