12:26 AM EDT, Mon July 13, 2020
4 hours ago
Pace, health, return to winning form the goals at Flames training camp, says GM

Pace, health, return to winning form the goals at Flames training camp, says GM

Proper pacing, staying disease-free and being ready to beat the Winnipeg Jets when the NHL reboots is the balancing act at Calgary Flames training camp, according to the team's general manager.
5 hours ago
Dubas impressed by Leafs' commitment heading into camp; Matthews ready to return

Dubas impressed by Leafs' commitment heading into camp; Matthews ready to return

Kyle Dubas could only watch as his Maple Leafs went through their paces the last few weeks. Toronto's general manager came away impressed by what he saw, and hopes that commitment pays off when the games matter.
12 hours ago
Canadiens' Max Domi may sit out NHL restart due to diabetes

Canadiens' Max Domi may sit out NHL restart due to diabetes

Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi will wait seven to 10 days before deciding if he will join his teammates at training camp.
14 hours ago
Storylines for 6 Canadian NHL teams gearing up for return to play

Storylines for 6 Canadian NHL teams gearing up for return to play

Here are some of the hockey-related themes as the six NHL clubs from north of the 49th parallel prepare to gather together as full groups for the first time since the schedule was suspended March 12.
Jul 11, 2020
Gary Bettman, Don Fehr concede work remains to get disrupted NHL season on track

Gary Bettman, Don Fehr concede work remains to get disrupted NHL season on track

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHL Players' Association executive director Don Fehr fielded questions Saturday from reporters on a video conference call hours after the sides ratified the return-to-play plan and extended collective bargaining agreement through 2026.
Jul 11, 2020
Lightning's Steven Stamkos injured again during voluntary workouts

Lightning's Steven Stamkos injured again during voluntary workouts

Captain Steven Stamkos will be limited at the start of Tampa Bay Lightning training camp because of a new lower-body injury.
Jul 11, 2020
NHL players want 'to grow the game' at Olympic Games in 2022, 2026

NHL players want 'to grow the game' at Olympic Games in 2022, 2026

Talk of whether NHL players would take the ice in Beijing at the 2022 Winter Games likely ended Friday evening with membership — reportedly 80 per cent — ratifying a return-to-play plan that includes potential Olympic participation in 2022 and 2026.
Jul 11, 2020
NHL's Canadian hubs offer little economic benefit, but morale boost is valuable: experts

NHL's Canadian hubs offer little economic benefit, but morale boost is valuable: experts

A plan to operate NHL game hubs in Edmonton and Toronto could draw hundreds of hockey players and staff to both Canadian cities, but business experts say their presence won't give a huge boost to local economies.
Jul 11, 2020
Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic won't play in NHL's restart

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic won't play in NHL's restart

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic has decided not to play in the NHL's restart. The Flames said Friday night that Hamonic has opted out of the NHL's return-to-play program.
Jul 10, 2020
NHL officially back as league, players ratify deal

NHL officially back as league, players ratify deal

The NHL is officially returning to the ice this summer. The league and its players union formally signed off on an agreement that would see hockey return with hub cities in Toronto and Edmonton.
Jul 10, 2020
Ontario Premier Ford confident in NHL's pandemic plan for hub cities

Ontario Premier Ford confident in NHL's pandemic plan for hub cities

With the NHL and NHL Players' Association reportedly on the verge of signing off on a plan to return to play in Edmonton and Toronto this summer, Ontario's premier is defending his province's decision to try to host the league in the midst of a pandemic.
Jul 10, 2020
Is today the day? Edmonton anticipates NHL hub city announcement

Is today the day? Edmonton anticipates NHL hub city announcement

It's an announcement that has been anticipated for weeks: the NHL officially declaring its plan to resume the season and have Edmonton host games at Rogers Place as one of two hub cities.
Jul 9, 2020
Canucks captain Horvat forced to leave wife, newborn at home ahead of Cup chase

Canucks captain Horvat forced to leave wife, newborn at home ahead of Cup chase

Canucks captain Bo Horvat returned to Vancouver Sunday, a week after his wife Holly gave birth to the couple’s first child. He is preparing for the team's training camp to open Monday while his family remains in Ontario.
Jul 9, 2020
NHL teams look to take necessary precaution ahead of training camps

NHL teams look to take necessary precaution ahead of training camps

Once players enter so-called "bubbles" in two hub cities later this month as part of the league's blueprint to resuscitate its pandemic-halted season, teams should — at least in theory — be fairly well-protected from the threat of COVID-19.
Jul 9, 2020
Devils to hire Lindy Ruff as head coach: report

Devils to hire Lindy Ruff as head coach: report

The New Jersey Devils are hiring veteran coach Lindy Ruff to take over one of the NHL's youngest teams and removing the interim tag off Tom Fitzgerald's title as general manager, a person with knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press on Thursday.