NHL to suspend cross-border games as COVID cases rise

The National Hockey League is dealing with a growing number of positive COVID-19 tests as are other professional sports leagues. They’ve already postponed several games in response, and now, the League has introduced their latest measure. In a decision announced minutes ago, the NHL has suspended cross-border games through December 23: “We will continue to … Read more

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman pushes back on “inaccurate” reports

While the starting date for the 2020-21 National Hockey League season has yet to be made official thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, a further complication has arisen stemming from the League asking the players to re-open the six-year CBA agreement that was signed in July. Due to the likelihood of fans not attending games next … Read more

Happy Birthday to former Red Wings Stanley Cup winning coach Scotty Bowman (VIDEO)

One of the greatest coaches not only in National Hockey League history but in sports as a whole is turning 87 years young today. Embed from Getty Images The legendary Scotty Bowman, who won nine Stanley Cup championships as a head coach, guided the Red Wings to their first championship in 42 years, followed by … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s may get his wish regarding when 2020 NHL Draft is held

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The Detroit Red Wings are poised to get themselves a highly skilled player in this year’s National Hockey League Draft, whenever it’s ultimately held. The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic forced the shutting down of gameplay in March, and among the several proposals that have been discussed included holding the Draft before a potential resuming … Read more

Former NHL forward John Scott suggests NHL could be close to returning

The National Hockey League was forced to shut down last month during the final stretch of the regular season before the playoffs thanks to the spread of the novel coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. Since then, the League has reportedly been working on solutions to try and finish the season and have a chance to … Read more

Report: NHL receiving offers from neutral site cities to host playoff games

The National Hockey League halted all operations and closed player facilities just under a month ago thanks to the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Stanley Cup Playoffs were also supposed to begin earlier this week, but have also been delayed. As options are being considered to potentially continue the 2019-20 season and have a … Read more

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman gives sobering update of remaining schedule

The spread of the novel coronavirus has caused the shutdown of sports leagues across North America as well as the rest of the world with no clear update as to when normal operations can resume. The National Hockey League has seen different suggestions of how the season could resume, but the latest update from commissioner … Read more

NHL extends self-quarantine period for players

Thanks to the spread of the novel coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, the National Hockey League shut down gameplay and recommended an immediate self-quarantine period for players and personnel. And now, the recommendation has been pushed back to April 15 with no guarantee of when it will be lifted. According to an email from NHL … Read more

Projected first overall NHL Draft pick Alexis Lafrenière praises Red Wings

The projected first overall draft selection for the National Hockey League this year is Alexis Lafrenière, a young phenom who has dominated the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. With 35 goals and 77 assists in just 52 games, Lafrenière has made easy work of his competition. With the NHL’s worst record by quite a large … Read more