NHL reports no positive coronavirus tests from active teams

The National Hockey League says there have been zero positive coronavirus test results since 24 teams entered quarantined bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto. The league announced it had administered more than 7,000 tests to players, coaches, staff and officials over…

NHL season resumes with Carolina Hurricanes win over New York Rangers

TORONTO — The NHL’s most unusual season in history resumed Saturday with five qualifying round games as the league kickstarted its pandemic-hit campaign. The New York Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes got things going 142 days after COVID-19 forced a suspension…

NHL says no positive COVID-19 tests over final week of Phase 3

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 27, 2020 1:30 pm     Updated July 27, 2020 1:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The NHL is reporting that no player…

NHL returning to play in Toronto and Edmonton

A return-to-play plan has been ratified by the NHL, with the cities of Toronto and Edmonton serving as hub cities. Caryn Lieberman reports on how the league hopes to pull it off without risking the health of the players and…

NHL, players’ association reach tentative agreement to resume season Aug 1

The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have taken a massive step towards resuming the coronavirus pandemic-hit 2019-20 season later this summer — and securing labour peace for the foreseeable future. The league and its union announced today the two sides…

Trudeau says he’s ‘open’ to NHL having a hub city in Canada

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 16, 2020 12:39 pm Updated June 16, 2020 12:42 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is…

Players could be on ice on July 10 if medical and safety conditions allow: NHL

The NHL continues to inch towards a return to action. The league and its players’ association announced Monday training camps will open July 10 — provided medical and safety conditions permit, and the sides can reach an agreement on resuming…

‘Not perfect, but it’s the best we got’: Connor McDavid weighs in on NHL’s return-to-play plan

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 28, 2020 4:07 pm Updated May 28, 2020 4:12 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Connor McDavid says the NHL‘s return-to-play plan is far…

NHL awaits player feedback on 24-team playoff format before deciding league’s next steps

The NHL is awaiting the result of a players’ vote on a 24-team playoff format before discussing its options on how to proceed in its bid to resume play. With the NHL Players’ Association executive board could release the results…