Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey/NHL’ Category

Canadian Hockey League cancels Memorial Cup for a 2nd year

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

The Canadian Hockey League has cancelled the 2021 Memorial Cup due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bruins win Taylor Hall sweepstakes, acquire forward from Sabres for Bjork, pick: reports

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

The Buffalo Sabres traded forwards Taylor Hall and Curtis Lazar to the Boston Bruins in exchange for Anders Bjork and a second-round draft pick. Buffalo also retained 50 per cent of Hall's salary.

Vancouver Canucks to resume NHL season on April 16, pending results of COVID-19 tests

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

The Vancouver Canucks will begin practicing on Sunday — as long as they get negative COVID-19 test results. The NHL said that if the Canucks get a clean bill of health, they will play the Edmonton Oilers on April 16.

Senators stay in the fight, but Oilers deliver knockout punch late for season-series sweep

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Devin Shore scored the winner and Mike Smith made 39 saves as the Edmonton Oilers completed a nine-game season sweep of the Ottawa Senators with a 3-1 victory Thursday.

Experts question whether Canucks can finish season following COVID-19 outbreak

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

The NHL says it remains hopeful the Vancouver Canucks can complete a 56-game schedule even though 25 members of the team have tested positive for a variant form of COVID-19, but some experts question if that is possible.

Jack Campbell ties franchise record with 9th straight win as Leafs take down Flames

Monday, April 5th, 2021

NHL goal leader Auston Matthews scored twice and Jack Campbell made 26 saves to tie a franchise record with his ninth straight win as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Monday night.

Eric Staal scores game-winner in Montreal debut as Habs beat Oilers in OT

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Eric Staal, in his Montreal debut, scored the overtime winner as the Canadiens rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Monday.

Looming NHL trade deadline has teams weighing potentially intriguing options

Monday, April 5th, 2021

The NHL trade deadline is less than a week away and teams willing to deal have some potentially intriguing options.

Eric Staal excited to start new chapter in debut with Habs

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Veteran centre Eric Staal admitted to some "good nervous energy "ahead of his Montreal Canadiens debut.

Matthews, Tavares lead Maple Leafs past Flames for 3rd straight win

Sunday, April 4th, 2021

Auston Matthews and John Tavares each had a goal and an assist for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 4-2 win Sunday over the host Calgary Flames.