Reports of shortened quarantine for NHL players ‘a slapshot in the face’: advocates

Advocates are calling on the federal government to reduce their mandatory two-week COVID-19 quarantine for all Canadians in response to reports of incoming NHL players having their quarantines shortened. Faces of Advocacy, an organization rallying to reunite families at the Canadian border, called on the federal government to reduce their mandatory quarantines for Canadians […]

NHL reports 27 players have tested positive for novel coronavirus – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 12, 2021 7:15 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The NHL says 27 players returned positive COVID-19 tests during training camps as the league prepares to open its season. The […]

Edmonton Oilers prospect Tyler Benson keeps sharp in Switzerland – Edmonton

Tyler Benson’s gig in Switzerland comes with some perks. “The scenery is beautiful. I can see mountains out my window right now.” His team is based just outside of Zurich. “It’s been different. The language that guys speak in my dressing room mainly is German. It’s been a little tougher to communicate,” explained Benson. […]

NHL says targeted start date for 2020-21 season now Jan. 1 – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 6, 2020 7:56 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ There won’t be any more NHL hockey in 2020. The league and the NHL Players’ Association announced Tuesday that they are targeting Jan. […]

Tampa Bay Lightning defeat Dallas Stars to win Stanley Cup

The Tampa Bay Lightning have won the Stanley Cup, defeating the Dallas Stars 2-0 in Game 6 Monday evening. The Stars, who forced a sixth game after winning in double overtime Saturday night, were unable to hold on Monday, losing the series 4-2. A powerplay goal from centreman Brayden Point in the first period, […]

Calgary Black community calls for candid conversations about racism as NBA, NHL cancel games

The conversation about racism has flared up in recent days — in the wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Wisconsin man who was shot by police seven times during an arrest Sunday.

NHL suspends games in solidarity with anti-police brutality protests

The players requested the postponements and the league supported the decision, the NHL and NHL Players’ Association said in a joint statement.