Month: December 2020

The federal government says it has issued an exemption to the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for NHL players and team staff to return to Canada for training camp under “national interest grounds.” However, the five provinces with NHL franchises must give their approval for games between Canadian teams to be played during the regular season,
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On Day 5 of the 2021 World Junior Championship, three players dominated the headlines and led their teams to big victories. First, Anaheim Ducks prospects Trevor Zegras took over the tournament scoring lead with a five-point night. Los Angeles Kings prospect Quinton Byfield followed suit with a dominant six-point effort in Canada’s 10-0 victory over
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The Calgary Flames have added goaltender Garret Sparks to their training-camp roster on a professional tryout. Sparks spent last season with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves, going 8-14-4 with a 2.75 goals-against average, a .908 save percentage and two shutouts in 26 appearances. He also played one NHL game, stopping 12 of 14 shots in relief
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4:23 PM ET Zdeno Chara is leaving the Boston Bruins after 14 seasons and signing a one-year free-agent contract with the Washington Capitals. Chara, 43, will make $795,000 against the salary cap with Washington. He said the Bruins decided to go in a different direction, and the unrestricted free agent was not in their plans.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … Following is a statement from American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Howson regarding the league’s 2020-21 season: “The American Hockey League Board of Governors has approved the structural framework for an AHL season that will begin on February 5, 2021. “Details are still being worked out, but this step
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6:01 PM ET Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have signed veteran forward Derick Brassard to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed. The 33-year-old Brassard had 10 goals and 22 assists in 66 games with the New York Islanders in 2019-20. Brassard has six 40-point seasons during
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GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Coyotes have signed veteran forward Derick Brassard to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed. The 33-year-old Brassard had 10 goals and 22 assists in 66 games with the New York Islanders in 2019-20. Brassard has six 40-point seasons during his 13-year NHL career, including
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