Bouwmeester in good health, according to Blues teammate Pietrangelo

By John Wawrow The Associated Press Posted March 31, 2020 9:28 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo says teammate Jay Bouwmeester is in good health…

Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby favourites again in annual NHLPA poll

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game’s most complete player. When it comes to game-day dress code, hockey players overwhelming favour relaxing the rule requiring a…

COMMENTARY: ‘What time is the game?’ I miss being asked that, Morley Scott says

It’s been almost a month since anyone has asked me, “What time is the game tonight?” I miss that. It’s been several weeks since I gave an actual score on a sportscast. I miss that. READ MORE: Edmonton Oilers react…

Connor McDavid says ‘a full season’s a fair season’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Joshua Clipperton The Canadian Press Posted March 27, 2020 3:45 pm Updated March 27, 2020 3:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Connor McDavid is at odds with Sidney Crosby…

Alberta’s Benning family coping without hockey amid COVID-19 pandemic

Life just hasn’t been the same without hockey, especially for one St. Albert family, since the postponement of many leagues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Matt, Abby and Mike Benning all followed in their father’s footsteps, becoming not only top-level…

Oilers Entertainment Group to launch employee financial assistance program through NHL pause

Posted March 14, 2020 3:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Oilers Entertainment Group has announced it will be giving financial support to nearly 1,650 part-time staff at Rogers Place…

‘Dumb,’ ‘stupid’ and ‘lazy’ replay in mind of ex-NHLer with dyslexia

Former Stanley Cup champion and dyslexia advocate Brent Sopel, 43, says three words still replay in his head daily — dumb, stupid and lazy. Related News Dyslexia is a condition that makes it difficult to read, write and spell. Fifteen…

NHL suspends its season amid coronavirus pandemic

The National Hockey League has suspended its 2019-20 season until further notice in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the league announced on Thursday. “In light of ongoing developments resulting from the coronavirus, and after consulting with medical experts and…