SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced today that the league’s Board of Governors has voted to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 AHL regular season and the 2020 Calder Cup Playoffs due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis: “After a lengthy review process, the American Hockey
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Boston Bruins left-winger Brad Marchand has developed himself from a fourth-line pest into one of the NHL’s premier scorers. His path to joining the NHL elite was atypical, however. According to Hockey-Graphs, most players plateau in Wins Above Replacement (WAR) from ages 22 to 25 and endure a slow decline in the following years. Other
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4:29 PM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Ducks have signed defenseman Brendan Guhle to a two-year, $1.6 million contract extension. The Ducks also signed forward Sam Carrick to a one-year extension worth $700,000 on Sunday. Guhle, 22, has 14 points in 59 career NHL games with the Ducks and Buffalo Sabres, who traded
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9:46 AM ET The NHL has postponed its international games in 2020, the league and players’ union announced on Friday. “The NHLPA and the NHL remain committed to maintaining and growing our international presence,” the sides said in a joint statement. “We hope that our fans overseas understand the need to postpone the 2020 games,
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The search continues for Bruce Boudreau’s replacement. It has the potential to be a long one for Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin, as he looks for the next great head coach in franchise history. There are a few reasons. For starters, Boudreau is a tough act to follow. Secondly, based on the circumstances surrounding
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The NHL on Wednesday condemned misogynistic comments made by Washington Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic and Florida Panthers prospect Jack Rodewald in a group chat on social media. Their comments included vulgar disparagement of the girlfriends and wives of other players. The chat also described sexual conquests in graphic terms and included discussion of cocaine use.
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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins forward Ben Sexton announced his retirement from pro hockey on Saturday. The 28-year-old Sexton, who had not played in 2019-20 due to a concussion, skated in 200 AHL games with the Penguins, Belleville Senators, Albany Devils and Providence Bruins over parts of six seasons. Sexton was Belleville’s team winner of the IOA/American Specialty
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Ever since Maurice “The Rocket” Richard became the first to do so in 1944-45, scoring 50 goals in one season has been the pinnacle plateau for NHL goal scorers. The magic 50-number has distinguished the true “snipers” of the league. While Wayne Gretzky once scored 50 in only 39 games – an NHL record –
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