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International Ice Hockey Federation chief René Fasel is encouraged after learning the NHL’s pending labour deal opens the possibility of the world’s best players returning to the Olympics. Aside from the uncertainty raised by the coronavirus pandemic, Fasel told The Associated Press he doesn’t foresee any major stumbling blocks that could derail negotiations leading up to
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The Chicago Blackhawks have no intention of putting their team name on ice. As the NFL’s Washington Redskins and MLB’s Cleveland Indians consider changes to their names and logos, which critics say demean Native Americans, the Blackhawks issued a statement to the Chicago Sun-Times on Tuesday night defending their name and intent. “The Chicago Blackhawks
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International Ice Hockey Federation chief Rene Fasel is encouraged after learning the NHL’s pending labour deal opens the possibility of the world’s best players returning to the Olympics. Aside from the uncertainty raised by the coronavirus pandemic, Fasel told The Associated Press he doesn’t foresee any major stumbling blocks that could derail negotiations leading up
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The NHL and NHL Players’ Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press there was an agreement on protocols for training camps and games and the sides are still negotiating an extension of the collective bargaining
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Multiple members of the St. Louis Blues have tested positive for the coronavirus, multiple media outlets reported. Per The Athletic’s Jeremy Rutherford and Scott Burnside, the Blues shut down their facility in Maryland Heights, Mo., prior to Friday’s scheduled Phase 2 workouts stemming from the positive tests. Practices are expected to resume on Monday, per
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CALGARY—The 2020 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge scheduled to take place in the fall has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Hockey Canada made the announcement on Friday. The annual, weeklong tournament was set to open Oct. 31 in Charlottetown and Summerside, P.E.I. “Hockey Canada’s priority remains the health and safety of all participants
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Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has completed radiation treatments for a rare form of bone cancer. The Flyers tweeted video Thursday showing Lindblom ringing the bell at Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, which signifies that he has completed his radiation treatments. The 23-year-old was diagnosed in December with Ewing’s sarcoma, a cancerous tumour that
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Every Wednesday through the coronavirus pandemic, Rob Corte gets on a teleconference call with a group of fellow broadcasters who call themselves clean freaks. It’s an international group of sports broadcasters — hockey, baseball, football, basketball, soccer, wrestling, auto racing — who are trying to figure out the best and safest ways to bring back
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