NHL, players agree on date to resume season

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jul 11, 2020

NHL, players agree on date to resume season

Hockey became the latest sport to finalize a return during a global pandemic after NHL owners and players approved an agreement Friday to resume the season. Games begin Aug. 1 in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta, with coronavirus cases in the U.S. pushing the league into ...

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

Ice Hockey Jul 7, 2020

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years. The CBA deal, coupled with both sides’ agreement on protocols for training camps and games, paves the ...

NHL not planning to quarantine players for training camps

Ice Hockey Jun 26, 2020

NHL not planning to quarantine players for training camps

Jason Spezza's confidence in the NHL returning has not been shaken by word of 11 fellow players testing positive for the coronavirus. Given his involvement in NHL Players' Association talks, the veteran Toronto forward knew from doctors' input there would be positive test results in ...

NHL vetting neutral sites for restart: Gary Bettman

Ice Hockey May 19, 2020

NHL vetting neutral sites for restart: Gary Bettman

The NHL is zeroing in on a return to action with neutral-site games. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league is eyeing "probably eight or nine different places" that each would play host to approximately 12 teams. Multiple media outlets have indicated that Las Vegas ...

Flyers skate past Capitals

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jan 9, 2020

Flyers skate past Capitals

Travis Konecny, Robert Hagg and Kevin Hayes each scored one goal to lift the host Philadelphia Flyers past the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night. After a rough 1-4-1 road trip, the Flyers returned home, where they're now 14-2-4. Philadelphia goaltender Carter Hart allowed two ...