11:50 AM ET Associated Press ZURICH — Seven ice hockey players have been suspended during an investigation into match-fixing in the Belarus league. The players — five from Belarus and two from Russia — told a domestic investigation they were paid to help arrange the outcome of a game in November, the International Ice Hockey
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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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3:51 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — 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
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This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what’s happening in sports by subscribing here. This July 1 didn’t bring us the usual frenzy of free-agent signings, but it ended up being a pretty newsy day for the NHL anyway. Several “insiders” reported that
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The Philadelphia Flyers just may select German winger John-Jason Peterka, per ESPN’s post-lottery NHL mock draft (ESPN Insider subscription required). Of course any draft prediction, other than Alexis Lafreniere going first overall, must be taken with a grain of salt as we still do not know the draft order for most teams. Alexis Lafrenière of
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July 1 has been a big news day for the National Hockey League in recent years thanks to the start of free agency. In addition to some big contracts getting signed, this date has also seen the birth of three different Hall of Fame forwards. Free Agency Frenzy July 1 has been the opening of
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When goaltender Liam Hughes left the Lethbridge Hurricanes in January 2019, the team was left scrambling to fill the void. Unable to go down the trade trail after the deadline, rookie netminder Carl Tetachuk was thrust into the starting role. The Hurricanes also had to dip into their prospect pool using a callup on goaltender
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