The Ottawa Senators have offered the Canadian Tire Centre, the building’s nine adjacent parking lots, and three other community arenas affiliated with the team to the Ontario government for temporary use during the COVID-19 pandemic. A team spokesperson said Friday that Senators owner Eugene Melnyk approached the province this week and is awaiting a reply.
Teammates Ty Nelson and Pano Fimis were the top two picks in the Ontario Hockey League’s Priority Selection Draft on Saturday. Nelson, a 16-year-old defenceman from the Greater Toronto Hockey League’s Toronto Jr. Canadiens, was announced by the North Bay Battalion as the first overall pick on Friday, the night before the OHL draft formally
This date might be one of the most significant in the history of the National Hockey League. Some of the most legendary players in the game had huge moments including some playing in their final regular-season games. Records were broken, streaks were continued and something happened for the final time in the NHL. 1970-71 Goes
8:32 PM ET The New York Rangers are investigating how prospect K’Andre Miller’s video chat with fans was “hijacked” by racial slurs directed towards the African-American player. Miller, 20, took part in a video Q&A on Zoom that was limited to 500 participants on Friday afternoon. With about 150 fans streaming the chat, the comments
The AHL’s four New York-based clubs – the Utica Comets, Syracuse Crunch, Binghamton Devils and Rochester Americans – have announced that they have joined forces as part of the New York Hockey Gives Blood initiative, which will take place on Friday, April 17, from noon to 6 p.m. ET. The teams have partnered with the
Let’s not sugarcoat things. The Arizona Coyotes had an absolute nightmare of a Western Canada road trip over the past few days – one which has put their playoff hopes in grave danger. After picking up a massive come-from-behind victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday, the ‘Yotes followed that up with visits to the
NEW YORK—A hacker posted a racial slur 45 times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New York Rangers prospect. The NHL team scrambled to disable the hacker it called “a vile individual” on the Zoom chat with K’Andre Miller, the 20-year-old former Wisconsin defenceman drafted No. 22 overall in 2018. “We
A hacker posted a racial slur 45 times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New York Rangers prospect. The NHL team scrambled to disable the hacker it called “a vile individual” on the Zoom chat with K’Andre Miller, the 20-year-old former Wisconsin defenceman drafted No. 22 overall in 2018. “We were
The Metropolitan Riveters made their third transaction of the off-season on April 3, re-signing Madison Packer for a sixth NWHL season – the first player to be a part of the league in each of its seasons. Last season was Packer’s first as captain of the franchise and she finished the season as the second-leading
7:30 AM ET Peter DeBoer said the NHL’s decision to pause its season due to the coronavirus pandemic was “surreal.” The same word could apply to the rest of the coach’s 2019-20 season, too. DeBoer was fired by the San Jose Sharks on Dec. 11, 2019, following their 15-16-2 start. He resurfaced quickly when the
The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with forward Laurent Dauphin for the 2020-21 season. Dauphin, 25, was acquired in a trade with Nashville on Jan. 7, 2020. He has skated in 58 AHL games between Milwaukee and Laval this season, totaling 14 goals and 17 assists for 31 points.
Now that we’re all confined to our homes with little to do, our thoughts tend to wander. Without the Anaheim Ducks to watch, some of you may have found yourselves thinking about the one that got away. Just like you with your ex, the Ducks have had their fair share of beauties get away. Here’s
St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo says teammate Jay Bouwmeester is in good health some seven weeks after having a cardioverter defibrillator implanted in his chest. Pietrangelo said he and his teammates have occasionally stopped in to see Bouwmeester while the NHL is on hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic. He said he’s pleased to
Colorful hockey nicknames are an integral part of the game’s history. They’re as much a part of hockey as the blue line. You’re given one early by your mite’s coach only later to be called something else by your teammates. Your mom may not want to know what your teammates call you, so you let
9:30 AM ET Connor McDavid is the best forward in the NHL. That’s according to his peers, for two years running. McDavid won that accolade in the NHLPA Players Poll released this week, with 68.3% of the vote from 555 respondents. He won it last season, too, with 63.64% of the vote from 517 respondents.
In a year where Sens prospects Josh Norris, Drake Batherson, Rudolfs Balcers and Logan Brown are all averaging more than a point/game in Belleville, it’d be easy for first year pro Alex Formenton to get lost in the shuffle. It should be noted that Formenton’s final season in London before joining the BSens was interrupted
The Winnipeg Jets had nine players make their debuts with the team this season. Three in particular were very pleasant surprises. 3: Dylan DeMelo The highly-intelligent and cerebral defender didn’t miss a beat after the Jets acquired him for the paltry price of a third-round pick in the week prior to the NHL Trade Deadline.
The Ottawa Senators say four additional members of the organization have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to six. The team announced Wednesday that the people in question travelled with the team to California before the NHL suspended its season March 12 because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The Senators revealed last month that