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  • • Can pro sports make safe return amid pandemic? Experts say precautions needed
    While leagues are still looking weeks or months into the future for potential return dates, infectious disease experts say there’s a great risk in starting up too early....
  • • NHL playoffs will stay best-of-seven, but with reseeding after each round
    The NHL, however, still has not announced the start of voluntary workouts for 24 returning teams or a firm timeline for training camps and the resumption of games, starting with a playoff qualifying round....
  • • Pittsburgh Penguins Announce Player Has Tested Positive For COVID-19
    Just as the NHL is nailing down plans to resume its 2019-20 season, COVID-19 strikes the league again. A player... »...
  • • NHL finalizes playoff format: All best-of-seven after qualifying round, each re-seeded
    The NHL unveiled the final details of its playoff format Thursday even as word came out that a ninth player tested positive for the coronavirus....
  • • NHL, NHLPA reach agreement on playoff format
    The NHL and NHLPA have agreed that the qualifying round of the 24-team format will be best-of-five series and all four playoff rounds will be best-of-seven series, the NHL announced Thursday....
  • • Playoff format shows no asterisks necessary for 2020 Stanley Cup champs
    The players on the Return-to-Play Committee had the option of truncating the playoffs, but instead chose to play four seven-game series. That speaks to their commitment to the good of the game and the integrity of the Stanley Cup tournament The post Playoff format shows no asterisks necessary for 2020 Stanley Cup champs appeared first on TheHockeyN...
  • • Most NCAA men's hockey championships
    These are the men's college hockey programs with at least five national championships under their belt....
  • • Frozen Four: History and team records
    Here is your guide to the history and team records of the Frozen Four, the championship for college men's ice hockey....
  • • Penguins say player recovers from coronavirus
    A Pittsburgh Penguins player has recovered after testing positive for COVID-19 and is "feeling well" according to the team....
  • • Source: NHL, NHLPA agree on playoff format
    The NHL and NHLPA have agreed that the qualifying round of the 24-team format will be best-of-five series and all four playoff rounds will be best-of-seven series, a source told ESPN on Thursday....

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  • • Report: NHL playoffs to reseed, will use best-of-7 after play-in rounds
  • • Devils’ P.K. Subban Donates $50K To Fund For Daughter Of George Floyd
    P.K. Subban has stepped up. The New Jersey Devils on Wednesday donated $50,000 to a fund for the six-year-old daughter... »...
  • • NHL Reportedly Makes Important Playoff Distinction; How It Affects Bruins
    The NHL has settled on an important component of its return-to-play plan regarding the Stanley Cup playoffs. If and when... »...
  • • Source: NHL, NHLPA agree on playoff format
  • • Dubas vows Leafs will be more proactive in combating racism
  • • NHL announces format for Stanley Cup playoffs for when 2020 season resumes
    There are still many elements of the four phase return plan yet to be agreed upon...
  • • An unforgettable first season with the Cleveland Monsters for Mike Eaves and Trey Fix-Wolansky
    Photo Credit: John Saraya/Cleveland Monsters In their first full season with the Cleveland Monsters, Head Coach Mike Eaves and forward Trey Fix-Wolansky offered a unique view of the 2019-20 season. The beginning of Mike Eaves story as head coach of the Cleveland Monsters doesn’t begin with the 2019-20 season. It begins in the summer of 2016....
  • • Oilers recognize Blackhawks' 'championship pedigree' ahead of series
  • • Penguins player fully recovered after testing positive for COVID-19
  • • Detroit Red Wings' last Stanley Cup was 12 years ago. Can relief be on horizon?
    June 4 marks 12 years since the Detroit Red Wings won their 11th Stanley Cup, which seems like forever, but they have their own history to find hope       ...

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  • • Can pro sports make safe return amid pandemic? Experts say precautions needed
  • • NHL playoffs will stay best-of-seven, but with reseeding after each round
  • • First Black man in the NHL, Willie O’Ree pained by racism in society, hockey
    The first Black man to play in the NHL in 1958 is distressed by both the death of a Black man under the knee of a white policeman, and subsequent violent confrontations between police and protesters erupting across the United States....
  • • Ontario Premier Ford says tests of NHL players would be handled in private labs
    The NHL is working toward a plan to resume the 2019-20 season with 24 teams playing out of two hub cities. Toronto is one of 10 cities shortlisted....
  • • Olympic hockey champion Haley Irwin retires from Canadian national team
    The 31-year-old forward from Thunder Bay, now an assistant coach at Ryerson, won Olympic gold in 2010 and 2014 and silver in 2018....
  • • Subban donates $50K U.S. to charity for George Floyd’s daughter, says NHL matched
    The New Jersey Devils defenceman announced the donation in a video on his Twitter feed Wednesday where he also called for justice for African Americans....
  • • Penguins captain Sidney Crosby says death of George Floyd ‘cannot be ignored’
    Crosby released a statement through his charitable foundation’s Twitter page Wednesday....
  • • Turnbull hopes hockey helmet-sticker fundraiser helps heal home province
    The 26-year-old raised over $20,000 in just one week via her “Hope For Home Helmet Sticker” campaign....
  • • QMJHL plans Oct. 1 return with ‘a certain percentage of spectators’
    Quebec Major Junior Hockey League commissioner Gilles Courteau said the league has informed the four provincial governments where it operates of its intention to start the season on Oct. 1....
  • • NHL post-quarantine: Recapturing team chemistry a challenge
    In a team sport that demands rhythm and chemistry, players will have to quickly adapt after so much time apart to recapture what it takes to jump right into the playoffs and compete for the Stanley Cup....

New York Post Hockey

  • Imagining the sequels our favorite sports movies deserve
    • Imagining the sequels our favorite sports movies deserve
    Three or so months into our vast isolation, we have had plenty of time to kill, plenty of hours to occupy, and so of course one of the things you do when you crave sports and you watch a lot of movies is you go to your old stand-by — the classic sports movie. Here’s......
  • Beloved Paul Newman hockey classic had real-life inspiration
    • Beloved Paul Newman hockey classic had real-life inspiration
    During the coronavirus shutdown, each day we will bring you a recommendation from The Post’s Peter Botte for a sports movie, TV show or book that perhaps was before your time or somehow slipped between the cracks of your viewing/reading history. Slap Shot (1977) Rated: R Streaming: Amazon Prime Putting on the foil and making......
  • • 80-year-old great-grandma is captain of women’s ice hockey team
    Valentina Fyodorova is the oldest member of a hockey squad of women in their 50s and 60s....
  • Since you can’t watch real sports, check out these classic sports movies
    • Since you can’t watch real sports, check out these classic sports movies
    These are hard days for sports fans. Every major sport — baseball, basketball, hockey, golf, tennis and soccer — have suspended or canceled the remainder of their seasons due to the coronavirus outbreak. And now Jacob deGrom, LeBron James and Serena Williams are all hunkering down at home like the rest of us. While we......
  • How US major league sports officials are preparing for coronavirus curveballs
    • How US major league sports officials are preparing for coronavirus curveballs
    Major US sports leagues are creating coronavirus committees and consulting with medical experts as they closely monitor the spread of the deadly disease, officials told The Post on Friday. Basketball and hockey officials especially are keeping a watchful eye on the outbreak — although unlike in China, South Korea, Italy, and other infected co...
  • How the 1980 ‘Miracle on Ice’ taught America to be great again
    • How the 1980 ‘Miracle on Ice’ taught America to be great again
    “Do you believe in miracles?” Al Michaels famously asked the nation after the USA Olympic hockey men’s team’s improbable 4-3 victory against the Soviet Union on February 22, 1980, at Lake Placid. It likely remains the most famous call in sports history. Michaels answered his own question with an emphatic “Yes!” And as a 10-year......
  • How ABC gofer turned summer job into ‘Miracle on Ice’ nirvana
    • How ABC gofer turned summer job into ‘Miracle on Ice’ nirvana
    Friday, Feb. 22, 1980. More than 8,000 manic fans pack into the Olympic Center Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y., including Vice President Walter Mondale and first child Amy Carter. I remember they were seated across the ice on the opposite side of the arena from our broadcast booth, and distinctly recall the two Secret Service......
  • Uptown kids pay for City Hall’s anti-Trump obsession
    • Uptown kids pay for City Hall’s anti-Trump obsession
    City Hall has decided to get rid of a Central Park skating rink — in a transparent effort to slap President Trump. As The Post reported Wednesday, the public wants to keep the rink: More than 4,000 people signed a petition to stop the plan, which does away with one of two rinks at Lasker......
  • • De Blasio to eliminate Trump-run skating rink in northern Central Park
    The de Blasio administration is planning to eliminate one of two ice skating rinks run by the Trump Organization in the northern part of Central Park, despite strong public opposition. Over 4,000 people have signed a petition decrying a $150 million plan to refurbish Lasker Rink and Pool near W. 106th Street, saying that it......
  • The ‘Mighty Ducks’ is getting a reboot — will Jussie Smollett have a part?
    • The ‘Mighty Ducks’ is getting a reboot — will Jussie Smollett have a part?
    Nineties sports movie fans rejoice: “The Mighty Ducks” is getting a makeover. The nostalgic hockey classic is being resurrected as a 10-episode TV spin-off on Disney+ starring Emilio Estevez, according to a recent announcement by the House of Mouse. The reboot comes 28 years after the original “Mighty Ducks” hit theaters in ...

FOX Sports Hockey

  • • NHL finalizes playoff format: All best-of-seven after qualifying round, each re-seeded
  • • NHL finalizes playoff format as Pens player tests positive
    The NHL has nailed down the final details of a playoff format if the season can resume...
  • • NHL finalizes playoff format as Pens reveal positive test
    The NHL has nailed down the final details of a playoff format if the season can resume...
  • • Inside the Lightning at Home: Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk
    FOX Sports Sun's Kailey Mizelle checks in with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to find out what he has been up to during the pause in the NHL season....
  • • Ducks GM Murray 'hell-bent' on improvement; critiques Eakins
    General manager Bob Murray saw intermittent signs of progress this season from his young Ducks players and first-year coach Dallas Eakins...
  • • 'Game 7: In Their Words' to air June 12, anniversary of Blues' Cup triumph
    St. Louis Blues and FOX Sports Midwest will celebrate the anniversary of Stanley Cup Final Game 7 with exclusive commentary from players, coaches....
  • • How to watch the Blues on FOX Sports Midwest
    FOX Sports Midwest's telecasts of the St. Louis Blues are available in Missouri, central and southern Illinois, Kansas City, Iowa and Indiana....
  • • Recapturing team chemistry will be a challenge for NHL teams coming off hiatus
    In a team sport that demands rhythm and chemistry, NHL players will have to quickly adapt after so much time apart....
  • • NHL post-quarantine: Recapturing team chemistry a challenge
    Among the unknowns about the NHL returning amid the pandemic is what the on-ice product might look like...
  • • NHL plans daily testing of players for COVID-19 if games resume
    The NHL has a comprehensive COVID-19 testing strategy that includes plans to test all players every day when games start happening....

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    NHL 20 BE A PRO #19 *FIGHTING OVECHKIN*
    Welcome back to NHL 20 BE A PRO with ROSTISLAV Rusty NASHEROV. In the Stanley Cup Finals, tempers flare between Alexander Ovechkin and Rusty....
  • Top 50 Saves of the 2019-20 Regular Season: #50-41 | NHL
    Top 50 Saves of the 2019-20 Regular Season: #50-41 | NHL
    The first of multiple Marc-Andre Fleury plays makes the countdown and Linus Ullmark pulls off a gorgeous glove grab against Eric Staal For the latest hockey ......
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    WHERE Are They Now?! NHL Players Who FELL In Their Draft (Part 2)
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    Top 10 Saves Of The 2019-20 NHL Season
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    Erik Karlsson Was ALMOST TRADED For MIRO HEISKANEN & CODY GLASS (NHL Trade Rumours - Senators News)
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    The NHLs SHORTEST Players vs The TALLEST Players! NHL 20
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  • 24-Team Stanley Cup Playoffs 2020, NHL/Hockey Q & A
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  • Dave Tippett On The Challenges Facing The Oilers If NHL Season Returns | @Home
    Dave Tippett On The Challenges Facing The Oilers If NHL Season Returns | @Home
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    NHL 20 EASHL Highlights | Play the Hits
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  • 2020 NHL Playoffs Predictions
    2020 NHL Playoffs Predictions
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  • • Pittsburgh Penguins Announce Player Has Tested Positive For COVID-19
  • • NHL Reportedly Makes Important Playoff Distinction; How It Affects Bruins
  • • Devils’ P.K. Subban Donates $50K To Fund For Daughter Of George Floyd
  • • NHL Odds: Handicapping Stanley Cup Playoffs Could Be More Difficult Than Usual
    It will be about two months before a puck drops in another meaningful hockey game if all goes according to... »...
  • • NHL Planning On Testing Players Daily Should Games Eventually Resume
    The NHL is inching closer to resuming its 2019-20 season, but that won’t come without one very important new protocol.... »...
  • • Sabres’ Jack Eichel Sick Of Losing, ‘Been A Tough Five Years’ In Buffalo
    Not even the NHL’s proposed 24-team playoff format could help the Buffalo Sabres get a shot at at the Stanley... »...
  • • NHL Rumors: Players Told Third Phase Of Plan Won’t Start Before July 10
    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday revealed a four-phase plan that hopefully will end with the league beginning its 2019-20... »...
  • • Bill Daly Does Not Believe One Positive COVID-19 Test Will End NHL Playoffs
    There was plenty of talk surrounding the NHL’s proposed 24-team playoff format once commissioner Gary Bettman revealed more details and... »...
  • • NHL Players Deemed Essential Workers, Can Travel To And From Canada
    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday revealed the NHL is considering 10 hub cities in order to begin the 2019-20... »...
  • • Gary Bettman Optimistic Late Start Won’t Derail NHL’s 2020-21 Schedule
    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has voiced his optimism about playing the entire, 82-game schedule for the 2020-21 season despite obvious... »...

Mile high hockey

  • • NHL pivoting to re-seeded playoffs
    TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 21: Nathan MacKinnon #29 of Team North America celebrates after scoring an overtime goal on Henrik Lundqvist #30 of Team Sweden during the World Cup of Hockey 2016 at Air Canada Centre on September 21, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. | Photo by Vaughn Ridley/World Cup of Hockey via Getty Images and How does this aff...
  • • Cale Makar deserves the Calder trophy
    DENVER, COLORADO - JANUARY 02: Cale Makar #8 of the Colorado Avalanche fires a shot to score against the St Louis Blues in the second period at the Pepsi Center on January 02, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. | Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images It was an exceptional year for rookie defensemen but one shone brighter Lost in the midst of the CO...
  • • Expect Bo Byram to be with the Colorado Avalanche when the team reconvenes
    Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images The Avalanche will have extra players on the roster and their super prospect should be among them When Gary Bettman announced the NHL’s Return To Play (RTP) plan earlier this week, he outlined a the roadmap for how the 2019-20 season would be concluded. There were two major takeaways from his announcement: ...
  • • Mute and Listen
    Because it’s time we stand up for change Being an ally means standing up in support but it also means listening. One of the best ways to help right now is to listen, truly listen to those leading the most important movement in our lifetime. Today is about amplifying black voices and being an ally by learning from what they have to say. ...
  • • Revisiting the 2019 Avalanche off-season acquisition class
    Andre Burakovsky (95), Valeri Nichushkin (13), and Nazem Kadri (91) celebrate a Burakovsky goal against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period at KeyBank Center. (Feb. 4, 2020) | Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports How did the new acquisitions to the Avalanche roster for the 2019-20 season hold up? The 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs showcased one ...
  • • Pay Per View NHL: What I want & what hockey culture needs
    Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports The NHL should rethink it’s entertainment experience amidst postponement. A few days ago, I sat down in front of my television and tuned into a live broadcast of a video game simulation of a Colorado Avalanche hockey game. I sat there, amazed at how far we had come from what the sports world once was. The COVID...
  • • Gary Bettman provides update on the NHL’s return-to-play plan and draft lottery
    Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports and how it affects the Colorado Avalanche This afternoon, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman clarified where the NHL is in terms of logistics for the NHL Playoffs and their Return to Play Protocol. He made concrete some of the rules involving regular season vs. playoffs points, timelines for training camps, and a narrowe...
  • • Colorado Avalanche looking towards a return to play
    Photo by John Crouch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Still in isolation but hope for games ahead As the month of May closes and the summer begins, Colorado Avalanche players spent a few more weeks at home before a possible return to play plan is enacted. JT Compher, Matt Nieto and Nathan MacKinnon were a formidable trio in the NHLPA Open ...
  • • NHL Players Association agrees on return to play format
    The NHLPA has voted in favor of a 24-team playoffs Friday night, the NHL got a lot closer to returning to play when the players association voted in favor of the a proposed new playoff format. This doesn’t guarantee that we will see hockey this summer as the two sides still have a lot to negotiate - chief among them a revenue split and safety ...
  • • Looking Back: 2019-20 NHL season predictions revisited
    How did the predictions hold up? When heading into the start of a new season - whether it be the NHL or any other sport - it’s fun to make prediction. Whether bold or bland, people will prognosticate how they think the season will unfold. What is a lot less fun is re-visiting those predictions to see just how wrong we all were. We’re going to...

NCAA DI Men's Ice Hockey

  • • Most NCAA men's hockey championships
  • • Frozen Four: History and team records
  • • Brett Riley announced as inaugural head coach of LIU men’s hockey
    Long Island University announced Tuesday that Brett Riley has been selected to lead the newly added men’s hockey program....
  • • LIU announces addition of men’s ice hockey
    Long Island University has announced the addition of men’s ice hockey to the athletics department, with immediate recruitment and competition slated to begin in 2020-21....
  • • #UnitedAsOne: North Dakota men's hockey's Jordan Kawaguchi discusses his between-the-legs goal, returning for his senior season
    Forward Jordan Kawaguchi discusses his between-the-legs goal, North Dakota's fanbase and why he chose to return for his senior season. Throughout this #UnitedAsOne series, we'll be interviewing student-athletes to highlight college sports....
  • • #UnitedAsOne: Minnesota-Duluth's Scott Perunovich talks growth as a player, winning the Hobey Baker Award
    Defenseman Scott Perunovich on his collegiate career, winning the Hobey Baker Award and what he's looking forward to in the NHL. Throughout this #UnitedAsOne series, we'll be interviewing student-athletes to highlight those affected and celebrate the value and positive impact of college sports....
  • • College hockey: Maine goalie Jeremy Swayman wins 2020 Mike Richter Award
    Maine junior goaltender Jeremy Swayman has been awarded the 2020 Mike Richter Award, given annually to the best goaltender in NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey. Swayman was also named to the CCM/AHCA All-American First Team and was a Hobey Hat Trick Finalist....
  • • 2019-20 CCM/AHCA Division I men's hockey All-Americans announced
    Sixteen different NCAA Division I hockey programs were represented on this year's CCM/AHCA Hockey All-American teams. Minnesota Duluth led the way with four honorees, followed by three selections from Minnesota State....
  • • Watch every sudden death goal in the Frozen Four finals since 1977
    There have been 12 overtime game-winners in the Men's Frozen Four finals since 1977. Relive all the sudden death goals here....
  • • College hockey awards: Hobey Baker 2020 Hat Trick finalists announced
    On April 2, the Hobey Baker Memorial Award Foundation announced its 10 finalists were trimmed to three — North Dakota's Jordan Kawguchi, Maine's Jeremy Swayman and Minnesota Duluth's Scott Perunovich....

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NHL tweets

  • #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/tzbSIf9k2B @Claude Giroux
    #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/tzbSIf9k2B @Claude Giroux
  • I think this was the day my feud with referees started ???? what do you guys think... goal or no goal? Also big thank… https://t.co/J5o0OH95Ee @Brendan Gallagher
    I think this was the day my feud with referees started ???? what do you guys think... goal or no goal? Also big thank… https://t.co/J5o0OH95Ee @Brendan Gallagher
  • Skip the training wheels and she’s off to the races. #SienaRose https://t.co/tQhmiTwTAb @Jordin Tootoo
    Skip the training wheels and she’s off to the races. #SienaRose https://t.co/tQhmiTwTAb @Jordin Tootoo

thescore.com

  • • Penguins player fully recovered after testing positive for COVID-19
  • • Report: NHL playoffs to reseed, will use best-of-7 after play-in rounds
  • • Oilers recognize Blackhawks' 'championship pedigree' ahead of series
  • • The grinder who finally lived his NHL dream - for 86 seconds
  • • O'Ree: 'Very discouraging' to see racism, police violence in modern society
  • • Dubas vows Leafs will be more proactive in combating racism
  • • Kevin Weekes: NHL needs to 'be real' to combat racial inequality
  • • McDavid condemns racism: It's time to 'get out of our comfort zones'
  • • Subban calls for justice, donates $50K to fundraiser for Gianna Floyd
  • • Landeskog, Wilson join list of NHLers to release anti-racism statements

Top hockey news from the last seven days

  • • Holtby: 'America will never be great until all black lives matter'
  • • Subban calls for justice, donates $50K to fundraiser for Gianna Floyd
  • • The making of the movie Miracle: An oral history
    The greatest international hockey game ever played turned 40 in February, while the movie about it celebrated its Sweet 16. The men behind one of the best hockey films of all-time tell the story of how it got made. The post The making of the movie Miracle: An oral history appeared first on TheHockeyNews....
  • • Report: NHL playoffs to reseed, will use best-of-7 after play-in rounds
  • • Devils’ P.K. Subban Donates $50K To Fund For Daughter Of George Floyd
  • • Final NHL rookie rankings: Top 10 and who should win the Calder Trophy
    Will it be Quinn Hughes, Cale Makar or the field? Here's our pick for the best rookie of the 2019-20 season and the nine players who made the next-best cases....
  • • NHL Reportedly Makes Important Playoff Distinction; How It Affects Bruins
  • • Black Hockey Roundtable: talking racism inside and outside the sport
    It's time to listen. Here's what a number of black leaders in the hockey world have to say about racism. The post Black Hockey Roundtable: talking racism inside and outside the sport appeared first on TheHockeyNews....
  • • Rangers' K'Andre Miller angry over racist remarks
    Rangers prospect K'Andre Miller addressed the racist treatment he received in April while being introduced to the team's fans earlier this year, saying it was another example of his challenge to be accepted as a black hockey player....
  • • Toews calls for white community to 'open our eyes and our hearts'

espn.com

  • • NHL, NHLPA reach agreement on playoff format
  • • Penguins say player recovers from coronavirus
  • • Source: NHL, NHLPA agree on playoff format
  • • We created the ideal NHL goalie: Bobrovsky's butterfly, Rinne's glove and more
    Imagine Sergei Bobrovsky's butterfly, Pekka Rinne's glove and Tuukka Rask's rebound control all rolled into one netminder. Here's our version of the perfect NHL goalie....
  • • The latest pandemic trend for Ducks fans? Getting married at the Honda Center
    The box office has been opened for nuptials, and over 2,600 couples have taken advantage....
  • • Weekes: NHL needs to get real about inequality
    Former goalie Kevin Weekes thinks the league has to get real about racial inequality in the sport....
  • • NHL Awards Watch: Likely finalists, hipster picks, unfair snubs
    With the 2019-20 regular season officially ended, let's predict how the Hart, Norris, Calder, Vezina, Selke and more will be doled out....
  • • Creating the ultimate NHL defenseman: Skating ability, stick work, shot and more
    What does the perfect NHL blueliner look like? It's a mix of Quinn Hughes' skating, Shea Weber's shot and many other key traits....
  • • Final NHL rookie rankings: Top 10 and who should win the Calder Trophy
  • • NHL Viewers Club: 'Nice Guys Finish First' on 'Full House'
    Let's go back to one of the most famous charity hockey games of 1992, with Uncles Joey and Jesse, Danny Tanner and the crew....

The Cannon

  • • An unforgettable first season with the Cleveland Monsters for Mike Eaves and Trey Fix-Wolansky
  • • The Cannon Cast Episode 68: AHL writer Patrick Williams talks hockey with us
    AHL writer Patrick Williams joins the pod to talk AHL and Cleveland Monsters. We were pleased to have AHL beat writer Patrick Williams join The Cannon Cast this week! For this week’s episode we discussed: What’s happening around the AHL? Patrick’s thoughts on the Cleveland Monsters and Columbus Blue Jackets? How Covid-19 could impact the hock...
  • • Cannon Blasts: Reactions to the NHL’s return to play announcement
    Worst. Zoom meeting. Ever. | Photo by NHL Images/NHLI via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links Before we get started, I hope everyone had a safe weekend. Columbus was one of many cities across the country to hold protests against police brutality. A state of emergency was declared for downtown on Saturday afternoon, and an overnig...
  • • The Emotions of Sports: Why We Cry
    Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images Have you ever gotten emotional over a sporting event? It can be cathartic and a way to experience a moment that you may not otherwise know how to process. The first time I was truly overcome with emotion watching the Columbus Blue Jackets was in the immediate aftermath of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Nick F...
  • • TBT Quote Dump - Cameron Gaunce and his two milestones in 2018
    Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The second of a 14 part series of quotes and interviews I had stored on my voice recorder which never saw the light of day. *note from the author: Over the course of many years, I have managed to fill my voice recorder up with fun quotes and fascinating stories. A good number of these re...
  • • The year sports broke me
    Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images Sometimes it’s more than a game For most of my life, sports didn’t make me cry. It’s not that I have a heart made of stone; there are so many movies and TV shows that turn on the waterworks. The finale of The Good Place, when (SPOILER) realized that (SPOILER) was going to (SPOILER)? I was a wreck. When I saw ...
  • • The happy and sad involved in loving a team
    During the pandemic pause, SB Nation has come up with different themes to help us fill blank spaces in our content calendar. We’ve done Marvel Week, What If Week, and Underdog week. Each of these themes have allowed us to explore sports in a different and unique way. This week SB Nation is having us explore sports in a more personal way by giv...
  • • Enjoy the playoffs in safety with these Blue Jackets face coverings
    Fanatics Social distance in style The Columbus Blue Jackets have once again qualified for the postseason, and if you’re anything like me this is a great excuse to buy more team gear. In this case, Fanatics is selling NHL team-branded face coverings. Not only do they look good and can help slow the spread of COVID-19, but the NHL is donating ...
  • • Blue Jackets and Maple Leafs to clash in playoff qualifying series
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the media today to formalize NHL’s return Earlier today, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the return of hockey this summer to conclude the 2019-20 NHL season. Under this 24-team plan, the Blue Jackets would play the Toronto Maple Leafs in a best-of-five playoff qu...
  • • The Cannon Cast Episode 67: Talking Blue Jackets Stanley Cup Playoffs
    Are there Zoom Stanley Cup celebrations in our near future? Is the NHL back? It certainly sounds like there’s a good opportunity for games this summer to conclude the 2019-20 season. A proposed 24-team playoff, featuring your Columbus Blue Jackets, appears close to being signed, sealed, and approved very soon! In this week’s episode of The Can...