New Jersey coach Lindy Ruff tested positive for COVID-19 hours before the Devils’ game against the Edmonton Oilers and was isolated from the team. The Devils made the announcement Friday, roughly 45 minutes after Ruff did not show up for a pregame news conference. When the conference started, assistant coach Alain Nasreddine walked in and
The latest sports news: Senators add forwards Ennis, Norris to NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list Southampton vs. Newcastle Premier League game postponed French league postpones game between Angers and Saint-Etienne Senators add forwards Ennis, Norris to protocol The Ottawa Senators have added forwards Tyler Ennis and Josh Norris to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list, the team announced on
The New Jersey Devils will look to end 2021 on a high note and win their second game in three days. Head coach Lindy Ruff’s team will face the Edmonton Oilers for the first time this season in a New Year’s Eve matinee at Prudential Center. The last time these two teams faced each other
7:40 AM ET The concept of “can’t” hasn’t really applied to the NHL during the COVID-19 pandemic. When faced with adversity, it has shown undeniable and admirable ingenuity. This is a league that halted its 2019-20 season, restarted it in two Canadian “bubble” cities and rewrote its postseason rules to allow 24 teams to participate
📝 by Patrick Williams Three goaltenders unavailable. Five top defenseman, gone. Four of the team’s top five forwards ― not available. And one win. Hartford Wolf Pack head coach Kris Knoblauch faced that picture going into a road game Wednesday night against the rival Bridgeport Islanders. They left Webster Bank Arena with a 3-2 win
In an attempt to prevent more postponements of games and progress the season forward, the NHL announced before hockey returned from the pause that they were bringing back the taxi squad for every team. The taxi squad can consist of up to six players, allowing a team to have enough players in case any of
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Duclair scored twice, Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and four assists, and the Florida Panthers romped to a 9-3 rout of the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Florida scored three times in each period against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions and snapped Tampa Bay’s four-game winning streak.
Adrian Kempe and Viktor Arvidsson scored in the shootout, Jonathan Quick made 17 saves and the Los Angeles Kings snapped the Vancouver Canucks’ seven-game winning streak under new coach Bruce Boudreau with a 2-1 victory Thursday night. Brendan Lemieux scored his sixth goal of the season in the second period for the Kings, who earned
Welcome to New York Rangers Weekly! The Rangers resumed play on Wednesday night after the league postponed games for a week due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 omicron variant throughout the NHL. The Rangers lost to the Florida Panthers, 4-3, after allowing three goals in the third period. Let’s take a look at some
10:14 PM ET Jamal Collier The Toronto Raptors and Maple Leafs will begin hosting home games without selling tickets to fans for the next three weeks starting Friday following a decision by the province of Ontario to limit venue capacities. Ontario’s government capped attendance at concert venues, arenas and theaters to 1,000 people or 50%,
BUFFALO – Sabres defenseman Ethan Prow spent much of his 20s toiling in the AHL, posting gaudy numbers and never earning even a cup of coffee in the NHL. In 2018-19, Prow morphed into one of the league’s elite offensive defensemen, registering 18 goals and 50 points. The next year, after changing organizations, he recorded
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Last week, I wrote about who the Calgary Flames should target ahead of the trade deadline to help with their scoring. While there are no major concerns given the team’s solid 15-7-6 start, there are still areas that need improvement. Adding a scoring forward is the most important, though some fans would prefer to see
RED DEER, Alta. – Slovakia’s goaltender at the world junior hockey championship says that this year’s tournament was “a joke.” Simon Latkoczy criticized the event’s organizers In a pair of Instagram posts on Thursday. The International Ice Hockey Federation cancelled the under-20 men’s world championship after players on three teams had confirmed cases of COVID-19.
An NHL scouting job came to Brigette Lacquette at a time when she needed it. She’s the first Indigenous woman to scout for an NHL team. Her employer is Chicago. Lacquette became the first First Nations woman to play hockey for Canada in a Winter Olympics in 2018. The defender earned an Olympic silver medal, but
The collective showcase of skill on display during the World Junior Championship is unlike any other. Every athlete who gets the chance to participate – regardless of their role or roster – is not only doing so with national pride on the line, but they are also basically auditioning for future employment in the pros.
10:24 AM ET Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minnesota — The Minnesota Wild signed coach Dean Evason and his staff to multiyear contract extensions Thursday, a reward for keeping them as one of the top teams in the Western Conference. Evason, 57, is in his second full season as Minnesota’s coach after replacing Bruce Boudreau in
📝 by Nicole Del Villano | AHL On The Beat Memorable moments have defined some major milestones of Daniil Tarasov’s career since he made the transition from the KHL to North American hockey. From joining the Cleveland Monsters during an abbreviated 2020-21 season to an unforgettable National Hockey League debut, it has been quite the