Month: May 2020

12:49 PM ET ESPN News Services Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said NHL players will be tested for COVID-19 daily if games start happening. “We will have a rigorous daily testing protocol where players are tested every evening and those results are obtained before they would leave their hotel rooms the next morning, so we’ll know
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COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.—USA Hockey president Jim Smith is the subject of two investigations surrounding his tenure as the president of Amateur Hockey Association Illinois. USA Hockey spokesman Dave Fischer confirmed Friday that the organization has hired an independent investigator to look into Smith’s business dealings with AHAI. Fischer also said the U.S. Center for SafeSport
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1:16 AM ET Penguins president and CEO David Morehouse came to the aid of a local television camera operator when protests turned violent Saturday in downtown Pittsburgh. Ian Smith, of KDKA-TV, was thrown to the ground and his camera was broken to pieces outside of PPG Paints Arena, the Penguins’ home rink, just as Morehouse
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wants the federal government to help clear the way for NHL players to come to Edmonton. His counterpart in British Columbia, John Horgan, says his province isn’t interested in making any concessions. The two premiers had markedly different responses to the NHL’s plan to resume the 2019-20 season, in which teams
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The Los Angeles Kings announced on Saturday that they will not renew the contract of Ontario Reign head coach Mike Stothers, which is set to expire on June 15. Stothers has led the Kings’ AHL affiliate for the last six seasons, including five with the Ontario Reign (2015-20). He earned the Louis A.R. Pieri Award
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4:23 PM ET Associated Press Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says the state’s five professional sports teams — the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, New England Patriots and New England Revolution — can resume practicing at their respective facilities on June 6. But Baker made clear the reopening of those facilities must be done
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