Having your number retired is among the greatest honours an NHL player can receive. Knowing that your number will never again be worn on that team speaks to the impact the NHL greats have had on their organization. No team has bestowed this honour more than the Montréal Canadiens. The Habs have retired 14 numbers,
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The Ottawa Senators have had many great draft picks over their history. In comparison to other franchises, the Sens have actually drafted quite well. With all those great picks, there are a few busts mixed into the fold. One of those busts is defenseman Brian Lee. Brian Lee was considered to be one of the
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This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what’s happening in sports by subscribing here. Here’s what you need to know right now from the world of sports: NBA training camps are open That was fast. Only 51 days ago, LeBron James and the
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3:17 PM ET The expansion Seattle Kraken haven’t established a timeline for naming their first head coach, citing uncertainty regarding the 2020-21 NHL season. “No real rush on the timeline there. We still don’t have an understanding of what the 2020-21 season is going to look like, and how many games that they’ll play,” general
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What’s The Grind Line? Apart from the once-famous line of Kris Draper, Kirk Maltby, and either Joe Kocur or Darren McCarty, The Grind Line is also The Hockey Writers’ weekly column about the Detroit Red Wings. This week, Tony Wolak, Devin Little, Ian McNaughton, Patrick Brown, Peter Ploshehanski, and Ryan Guenter are the muckers who
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Throughout the 53-year history of the Philadelphia Flyers, there have been 21 men to perform the duties of head coach. Some have stuck around for plenty of successful years, while others were shown the door before they’d even coached a full season. Heading into the 2019-20 NHL season, Alain Vigneault became the latest addition to
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It was maybe too much to ask for Bruce Boudreau to survive one Minnesota Wild general manager change. He likely wasn’t going to survive two. Sure enough, Guerin opted to take the Wild in a different direction, replacing Boudreau with Dean Evason in July. There are a few reasons that Evason may have a tough
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CALGARY – Eighteen members of Mount Royal University’s men’s hockey program, including coaches, have tested positive for COVID-19. “The team ceased training when the first individual experienced symptoms and members are self-isolating,” the Calgary university said Monday in a statement. “MRU did contact tracing and notified impacted individuals.” The Cougars were scheduled to play the
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