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6:30 PM ET The ticketing giant StubHub has begun furloughing employees, making it the first major ticketing company to publicly admit to significant cost-cutting moves in the wake of financial damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Following the postponement or cancellation of hundreds of sporting events — including 448 NBA and NHL games, along with
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3:38 PM ET If the NHL were to resume play this season, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby wouldn’t mind skipping right to the postseason. Of course, it helps that the Capitals and Penguins were in first place and third place in the Metropolitan Division, respectively, when the NHL paused play on March 12. “I’d rather
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1:35 PM ET A second Colorado Avalanche player has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced Saturday. The player, who was not identified, is in self-isolation and the team said no other players or staff members have shown symptoms of the coronavirus. On Thursday, the Avalanche said another player had tested positive but already recovered
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7:20 AM ET The National Hockey League needs to cancel its remaining regular-season games. It brings me no pleasure to put this out there. We all want to see this season to its equitable completion; if there is a postseason, to have the previous five-and-a-half months boiled down to the points percentage variance between teams,
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7:50 AM ET On March 7, Kendall Coyne Schofield was eating breakfast in Tempe, Arizona — in town for the final stop of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association’s Dream Gap Tour — when she got word that the IIHF Women’s World Championships were canceled. “Initially, we were heartbroken,” Coyne Schofield said. “But with it
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10:48 AM ET The 2020 IIHF men’s hockey world championships have been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The event was supposed to take place in May in Zurich and Lausanne, Switzerland. “This is a harsh reality to face for the international ice hockey family, but one that we must accept,” IIHF president René
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5:42 PM ET New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk, who required 90 stitches to repair a cut around his eyelid after being hit in the face by the skate of the Montreal Canadiens left wing Artturi Lehkonen earlier this month, will return to action when the NHL resumes play, general manager Lou Lamoriello said Saturday.
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