Canadian Press

NHL playoff scenarios run the gamut of where, when and how

By: Canadian Press

Shorts and skates don’t usually mix. Maintaining NHL-quality ice in August or holding a Stanley Cup Final in September? Those are far from the norm, too.

Yesterday

Sens say four more members of the organization have tested positive for COVID-19

By: Canadian Press

The Ottawa Senators say four additional members of the organization have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to six.

6 days ago

NHL extends self-quarantine guideline until April 15

By: Canadian Press

The NHL has extended its guideline for players and staff to self-quarantine until April 15 and it is possible the coronavirus pandemic could push that back even further.

March 31, 2020

Colorado Avalanche player tests positive for COVID-19

By: Canadian Press

The Colorado Avalanche say one of their players has recovered after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus.

March 26, 2020

Crosby, Ovechkin favour NHL going directly into the playoffs post-coronavirus

By: Canadian Press

Crosby and Ovechkin said Thursday on separate video conferences for Metropolitan Division teams that they would be in favour of the NHL going right to the playoffs if the league is able to resume the 2019-20 season in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 26, 2020

Hockey equipment maker Bauer shifts to medical shields

By: Canadian Press

Hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer has shifted from making visors for helmets to medical visors for those fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

March 26, 2020

NHLPA head Don Fehr on pandemic: 'It's difficult to wrap your arms around'

By: Canadian Press

Don Fehr's phone has been glued to the side of his head since the COVID-19 outbreak brought sports, and much of society, to a screeching halt.

March 23, 2020

NHL's 1st COVID-19 case a 'nice example' of the need for social distancing

By: Canadian Press

An infectious diseases expert says the NHL's first positive test for COVID-19 doesn't come as a surprise.

March 18, 2020

Canucks Sports & Entertainment staffer tests positive for COVID-19 virus

By: Canadian Press

A staff member of Canucks Sports & Entertainment has tested positive for COVID-19.

March 16, 2020

Company that owns Jets says it will pay employees during NHL suspension

By: Canadian Press

The company that owns the Winnipeg Jets has made a change in plans, saying it will now pay its part-time workers who will be without employment during the suspension of the NHL season.

March 15, 2020

Canadiens announce program for event staff affected by COVID-19 closures

By: Canadian Press

The Montreal Canadiens announced an assistance program on Sunday for their 1,200 game-day employees without work after the NHL suspended its season in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 15, 2020

Bettman: NHL players in isolation while season is on hold

By: Canadian Press

NHL players are staying away from rinks and self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic that has put their season on hold.

March 13, 2020

Longtime Montreal Canadiens centre Henri Richard dead

By: Canadian Press

Henri Richard, the speedy centre who won a record 11 Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens, died Friday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

March 6, 2020

Blackhawks' Shaw, Smith to miss rest of season with injuries

By: Canadian Press

Chicago Blackhawks forwards Andrew Shaw and Zack Smith will miss the rest of the season because of injuries, the team said Saturday.

February 29, 2020

Blues rule out Bouwmeester for remainder of season, playoffs

By: Canadian Press

St. Louis Blues defenceman Jay Bouwmeester has been ruled out from returning to play in the regular season or in the playoffs.

February 26, 2020

Canadiens assign 19-year-old centre Kotkaniemi to AHL Rocket

By: Canadian Press

The Montreal Canadiens assigned 2018 first-round draft pick Jesperi Kotkaniemi to the American Hockey League's Laval Rocket on Saturday.

February 1, 2020

Maple Leafs winger William Nylander proving doubters wrong after 'crazy' season

By: Canadian Press

William Nylander was in uncharted territory around this time last season.

January 31, 2020

Sharks forward Tomas Hertl out for season with knee injury

By: Canadian Press

Tomas Hertl will miss the rest of the season for the San Jose Sharks with a serious knee injury.

January 30, 2020

Edmonton Oilers, Zack Kassian agree to four-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

Forward Zack Kassian has signed a four-year contract extension with the Edmonton Oilers.

January 29, 2020

Penguins sign D Pettersson to 5-year extension

By: Canadian Press

Marcus Pettersson is sticking with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

January 28, 2020