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EDMONTON—As the summer heat shimmers off the pavement and stationary cars double as sweltering four-door Dutch ovens, Canada’s favourite winter pastime is officially back. The National Hockey League begins its ground-breaking, five-round elimination tournament Saturday with 24 teams split between Edmonton and Toronto. The question is whether fans, finally able to enjoy the outdoors in
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Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland has spent much of this season battling to overcome concussion symptoms. His concentration on getting healthy didn’t stop him from watching the protests that were ignited following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the subsequent discussion about racism in both Canada and the U.S. Ferland, a 28-year-old
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Nearly five months after the coronavirus brought play to a halt, the NHL is ready to stage its return in Edmonton and Toronto. Here’s everything you should know to refamiliarize yourself with hockey: Will this work? That’s the prevailing, lingering question that looms over everything. The bottom line: the NHL is attempting to play games in
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Normally the splashy visuals, out-of-the-box camera angles and next-level razzle-dazzle are saved for hockey’s showcase events. Not so in the COVID-19 pandemic era. Sportsnet enters fresh territory for the resumption of NHL broadcasts this week as the network transitions to a more unusual televised product befitting these memorable times. Get ready for “augmented audio.” Swaths
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