Feds approve shorter quarantine period for NHL players entering Canada: sources

The federal government has waived its mandatory 14-day quarantine period for players acquired by Canadian NHL teams from U.S. clubs “under national interest grounds” ahead of the league’s April 12 … Read More

Jay Sharrers, hockey pioneer: ‘I wasn’t thinking about being the first Black official’

The passing of time has helped Jay Sharrers reconsider his part in breaking a colour-barrier in professional hockey. “When I first got hired by the NHL, I was just wanting … Read More

NHL fines Washington Capitals $100K for violating COVID-19 protocols

Alex Ovechkin and three other Washington Capitals players were added to the NHL’s COVID-19 list Wednesday and the team was fined $100,000 by the league for violating coronavirus protocols. In … Read More

NHL, players’ association reach deal for 56-game season beginning Jan. 13

The National Hockey League (NHL) and the NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA) have reached an agreement for the 2020-21 regular season. In a press release issued Sunday, the NHL said they … Read More

Coronavirus: Atlantic University Sport cancels winter season

Atlantic University Sport will not proceed with a 2021 winter season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization announced on Wednesday. In a press release, Atlantic University Sport … Read More

Indigenous Ex-NHLer Fred Sasakamoose dead at 86

One of the first Indigenous NHLers, Frederick “Fred” Sasakamoose, has passed away. He died on Tuesday afternoon at the age of 86 following a battle with the novel coronavirus, according … Read More

Edmonton Oilers say team captain Connor McDavid tests positive for coronavirus

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the team tweeted Monday night. The Oilers tweeted that the 23-year-old hockey superstar tested positive earlier in the … Read More

Coronavirus pandemic forces cancellation of Quebec International Peewee Hockey Tournament

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 31, 2020 10:37 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The 2021 Quebec International Peewee … Read More

NHL reports no positive coronavirus tests from active teams

The National Hockey League says there have been zero positive coronavirus test results since 24 teams entered quarantined bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto. The league announced it had administered more … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario’s top doctor thinks NHL’s COVID-19 testing plan works for all parties

TORONTO — Ontario’s top doctor doesn’t see COVID-19 testing capacity being an issue in the province once the NHL hunkers down in Toronto for its restart. Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s … Read More

Canadian cities won’t be chosen as NHL hubs if players must quarantine in hotel rooms: league

The three Canadian cities shortlisted to play host to the NHL playoffs will be skipped over by the league if players are forced to quarantine in their hotels rooms after … Read More

NHLPA board voting on returning playoff format with 24 teams: sources

The NHL Players’ Association’s executive board is voting on a 24-team playoff proposal as the return to play format, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person … Read More

B.C. well positioned to host games if NHL returns to complete the season: premier

If the NHL returns this season, British Columbia is on the fast track to hosting games. Premier John Horgan spoke to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday, and the premier … Read More

Premier John Horgan tells NHL B.C. is interested in hosting games

Vancouver’s attempt to host NHL games if the 2019-20 season resumes is getting a big boost. B.C. Premier John Horgan has sent a letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman pledging … Read More

Social post gives new meaning to ‘viral video’ during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted March 29, 2020 3:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A viral video featuring Canada’s favourite pastime — hockey — … Read More

Toronto Maple Leafs announcer offering customized goal calls during coronavirus outbreak

Toronto Maple Leafs hockey doesn’t appear to be returning any time soon, but one member of the organization is staying busy. In a post on Twitter, public address announcer Mike … Read More