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New York Daily News

‘We’re on a suicide mission’: Jacobi Hospital nurse charges lack of coronavirus protective gear endangers health care workers’ lives

Nurses and doctors at Jacobi Medical Center are on a “suicide mission” — exposed, along with their patients, to coronavirus because of inadequate protective equipment, a veteran nurse at the Bronx facility told the Daily News. “We just had a nurse who passed away over the weekend from this,” said...

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New York Daily News

6 nuns at Italian convent dead, 9 hospitalized with coronavirus

Six sisters from a small convent in northern Italy have died from coronavirus complications, while nine are currently being treated at a hospital, according to the Catholic News Agency. Earlier this month, an outbreak in the Little Missionary Sisters of Charity Mother House in Tortona led the Red...

New York Daily News

New York officials warn ‘the worst’ has yet to come as city and state scramble to contain coronavirus

Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio warned Tuesday that New York has likely only seen the tip of the coronavirus iceberg, even as the state’s death toll topped 1,500 and city hospital staff scrambled to make room for thousands of new COVID-19 patients. In his daily briefing from Albany, Cuomo reported...

Silver Seven

2019-20 Prospect Awards

Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports We kick off our annual prospect awards season with a look at the players who spent significant time in the NHL Welcome to the third annual Ottawa Senators Prospect Awards! We’ve been keeping track of Sens prospects throughout the season across the CHL, NCAA, Europe, and pro hockey, keeping you updated on the biggest standouts, disappointments, injuries, and more. While there’s still a possibility that the season can continue at the NHL and AHL levels, we thought the fact that COVID-related cancellations have affected all of the other leagues means...

CBC News

Former Canucks goalie Eddie Lack retires after stepping away with injury

Former Vancouver Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack is retiring from the NHL. Lack, who had been sidelined this season with a hip injury, made the announcement Monday on his Twitter account in a four-part farewell video.

Sportsnet.ca

Tavares thinking of New York friends ‘right in the fire’ of COVID-19 crisis

This week, John Tavares’s thoughts are with New York, his home for nine years. A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds arrived Monday in New York City as the number of deaths in the state from the outbreak has climbed above 1,200. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

New York Daily News

Be a good Samaritan: N.Y. lawmaker calls out minister for anti-LGBTQ remarks

Sen. Brad Hoylman wants to make sure Franklin Graham practices what he preaches: tolerance and acceptance. Hoylman (D-Manhattan) put the evangelical Christian preacher on notice Monday, warning the notoriously anti-LGBTQ pastor that his Samaritan’s Purse charity’s coronavirus field hospital operation...

Silver Seven

Links, News and Notes: Sad News From the Hogbergs and Hall’s Coyotes Extension

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/ More NHL COVID Positive Results and the Baby Sens Are Making Us Proud With things remaining on hold in the NHL and the outside world, we still navigate the latest news of this week. We start off with some sad updates as we got news this weekend that Marcus Hogberg’s father passed away after losing his battle with cancer in Sweden. Hogberg had taken a leave of absence in February but returned in March as his father’s condition seemed to have stabilized after surgery. Hogberg traveled back to Sweden after the NHL went on hold and was able to spend some time...

New York Daily News

The rent is too damn high: Help needed for business and residential tenants alike

A $2 trillion stimulus package passed by Congress includes some urgent aid for small businesses hemorrhaging cash during the coronavirus pandemic, including low-interest loans and a new emergency economic injury grant program that promises to swiftly shell out up to $10,000 per application. But...

Broad Street Hockey

25 Under 25: Nos. 13 to 11

Photo by Derek Leung/ To the top half we go, as we look at the two top defensive prospects in the organization and a first-round pick who is still looking to break through. After a brief pause on Friday to do some introspection, we’re back into the countdown in our Top 25 Under 25 today and will wrap the series up this week. We cross the halfway mark today. Enjoy! 13. Egor Zamula Primary Team/League: Calgary, WHL2019-20 Stats: 7 G, 21 A in 28 GPRank in Summer 25 Under 25: 23Age: 20 (it’s his birthday today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) Drew (ranked him #12): Before his unfortunate injury, Zamula...

New York Daily News

Detroit auto show canceled, center to be used as coronavirus hospital

The 2020 North American International Auto Show has canceled its Detroit event, scheduled for June, after FEMA announced that the same facility will be used as a coronavirus hospital for the next six months. The show, which typically draws about 800,000 people, will instead move to June 2021. “Although...

Eyes On The Prize

Links: Draft Lottery format not expected to change

Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via In today’s links, no alterations are expected for the lottery, the Petrys support local restaurants and hospital workers, Taylor Hall begins contract talks, and Lafrenière looks forward to his future. Montreal Canadiens news and notes While the regular season and playoff formats may see changes when hockey resumes, the draft lottery isn’t expected to be altered. [National Post] Julie and Jeff Petry have opened tabs at two Montreal restaurants to support medical professionals in the area: View this post on Instagram ...

New York Daily News

Two reported hurt in Bronx apartment building blaze

Two people were reported hurt Friday in a three-alarm Bronx fire that sent flames shooting through an apartment building roof. The blaze erupted shortly before 9 p.m. at 2528 Cruger Ave. in Allerton, and tore through the top floor of the six-story building. One person was taken to Jacobi Hospital...

PensBurgh

The 5 weirdest Pittsburgh Penguins injuries/maladies ever

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Sunburns, mumps, weight training accidents, getting hurt celebrating a goal — this team has dealt with it all To be a Pittsburgh Penguins fan or player is to know pain, joy and tremendous highs and lows. The Pens over the past 5-10 seasons, from year-to-year, have either been one of the healthier teams in the league, or one of the most injured. This year, it was the latter. But hockey is a contact sport, get 40 guys out there chasing a hard puck with blades on their feet and sticks in their hands and chaos is bound to ensue. With this latest pandemic...

Pension Plan Puppets

Weekend FTB: If the Leafs are fully healthy, what’s your ideal lineup?

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports With the news that Mikheyev is back to full health, let’s have some rosterbation fun. It’s a sad fact that the Maple Leafs have yet to have a single game all season with a fully healthy lineup. Hyman and Dermott started the year injured, and by the time they got back the Leafs had already begun a rotating carousel of injuries to the likes of Tavares, Marner, Johnsson (twice), Muzzin (twice), Rielly, Kerfoot, Ceci, Mikheyev, Andersen, and probably some others I can’t remember off the top of my head. With the news that Ilya Mikheyev is now back at 100%...

Editor In Leaf

List of Toronto Maple Leafs Pet Peeves (Enough Is Enough)

The Toronto Maple Leafs are a fantastic hockey team. The Toronto Maple Leafs are the NHL’s most exciting team to watch, they’ve got the best roster in team history and if you adjust for injuries, they have the NHL’s best team. But the coverage of the team is so relentlessly negative. Perhaps its the fact […] List of Toronto Maple Leafs Pet Peeves (Enough Is Enough) - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

New York Daily News

‘Singing Surgeon’ Elvis Francois goes viral during the coronavirus crisis

During these trying times of the coronavirus crisis, Elvis Francois is just what the doctor ordered. Only thing; he’s also a doctor. The orthopedic surgery resident at Minnesota’s prestigious Mayo Clinic has stuck the right chord and hit a high note with lots of people social media. Francois, who...

Broad Street Hockey

Flyers sign forward prospect Wade Allison to entry-level contract

Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Injury issues aside, Wade Allison has the potential to be an exciting player as a pro. It finally happened. The Philadelphia Flyers have officially signed exciting forward prospect Wade Allison to an entry-level contract. DONE DEAL: We have signed winger @wadeallison11 to an entry-level contract. Allison was selected in the second-round pick (52nd overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft and has spent the last four seasons with @WesternMichU. https://t.co/NoR0cJzUGP— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) March 27, 2020 Allison, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound winger from...

New York Daily News

Will our fellow states step up? New York needs more ventilators to fight coronavirus; if the feds won’t deliver them, the rest of the union should

An emergency room doctor at Northern Westchester Hospital saved my life after a traumatic brain injury accident in 2017. A ventilator sat there in the emergency room, waiting for me the day I arrived. Dr. Herberth Balsells knew exactly what to do with the ventilator and when. He and many other...

Sportsnet.ca

NHL Power Rankings: Which Team Is Most Hurt by the Pause? Edition

Injuries, standings, deadline trades, expiring contracts: We look at all the factors and rank the NHL clubs most negatively affected by the pause and possible cancellation of 2019-20, from super bummed to oh well… The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Last Word on Hockey

Breaking Down the Arizona Coyotes Goalies Situation

When the 2019-20 season began, the Arizona Coyotes were excited to have two very qualified goalies on their roster. Both Darcy Kuemper and Antti Raanta were vying for the starting role which only increased the competition for a position with the team. Arizona Coyotes Goalies Status In the end, Kuemper won out for the starting role, but having Raanta back was supposed to be a huge plus for the team's success. Unfortunately, both goalies experienced some injury issues which depleted the ability to have a stable netminder in between the pipes. Raanta suffered a lower-body injury which only...

Eyes On The Prize

Montreal Canadiens sign Jesse Ylönen to entry-level contract

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via The forward had his North American debut delayed due to injury and the season suspension. The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Jesse Ylönen to a three-year entry-level contract. The Canadiens have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract (2020-21 to 2022-23) with forward Jesse Ylönen. https://t.co/Vntpi3e13D— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) March 26, 2020 After Ylönen signed a try-out contract with the Laval Rocket for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, this news was inevitable. His Liiga contract was over...

New York Daily News

NYC builds massive makeshift morgue at Bellevue Hospital

Giant tents and big refrigerated trucks have been set up outside Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan to accommodate thousands of dead bodies in case the coronavirus overwhelms the city’s morgue system. The city Medical Examiner’s office set up the grim operation at the hospital in Kips Bay this week....

New York Daily News

Homeless man says NYC hospital sent him back to shelter with coronavirus symptoms

A homeless patient with visible signs of coronavirus says he was discharged by doctors at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital to return to a Lower East Side shelter — raising concerns that homeless New Yorkers aren’t being connected with ways to isolate in time to slow the disease’s spread. Three...

New York Daily News

Kathy Griffin says she can’t get coronavirus test despite ‘unbearably painful’ symptoms, calls out Trump, Pence

Kathy Griffin is not laughing about the coronavirus pandemic. The 59-year-old comedian said on Twitter that she’d been hospitalized with coronavirus-like symptoms, but couldn’t get tested. “I was sent to the COVID-19 isolation ward room in a major hospital ER from a separate urgent care facility...

Sportsnet.ca

Injured Penguins forward Guentzel on schedule for possible return

Pittsburgh Penguins All-Star forward Jake Guentzel’s recovery from shoulder surgery is on schedule, opening the door for him to play at some point should the NHL return this season. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

The Canuck Way

Would Thatcher Demko have gotten the Canucks into the playoffs?

When Jacob Markstrom fell to injury, Thatcher Demko was ready to backstop the Vancouver Canucks all the way to the playoffs. Too bad he never got the chance. For a long time, the Vancouver Canucks have patiently waited to see what their rookie goaltender, Thatcher Demko can do during a healthy stretch of games where […] Would Thatcher Demko have gotten the Canucks into the playoffs? - The Canuck Way - The Canuck Way - A Vancouver Canucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

NISSAN Morning Drive: Don Sweeney And Bruce Cassidy On Pastrnak Injury

NESN.com's Courtney Cox recaps Bruins GM Don Sweeney and Head Coach Bruce Cassidy adjusting to David Pastrnak's thumb injury that will leave him out for at least two weeks in the Nissan Morning Drive. For More: http://nesn.com/?p=917652

Ford F-150 Final Five Facts: Bruins Drop To Rangers At Home

NESN.com's Michaela Vernava breaks down the Bruins 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday Night where Tuukka Rask left the game early with a concussion.  Here are the Ford F-150 Final Five Facts from the game: http://nesn.com/?p=910526.

Rick Nash announces retirement from Hockey

NHL winger Rick Nash who played from the Blue Jackets, Rangers and Bruins announced Friday morning that he will be retiring due to unresolved issues with a concussion. NESN.com's Michaela Vernava has more.