The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have signed forwards Nick Schilkey and Zach Nastasiuk to American Hockey League contracts for the 2020-21 season. Schilkey and Nastasiuk both played for Penguins head coach Mike Vellucci in Charlotte, winning a Calder Cup championship in 2019. Schilkey, 26, played 49 games for the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers in 2019-20, registering nine
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The NHL and NHL Players’ Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press there was an agreement on protocols for training camps and games and the sides are still negotiating an extension of the collective bargaining
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8:20 PM ET The NHL and NHLPA have finalized the protocols for the season to resume this summer in Edmonton and Toronto, a source confirmed to ESPN. As of Sunday night, the sides are still finalizing the details for a memorandum of understanding for a collective bargaining agreement extension. The Phase 3 (training camp) and
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It has been reported that the NHL salary cap might be effectively frozen at $81.5 million until 2023. During that time period, Alex Ovechkin’s current contract will expire, several players will hit free agency, and drafted prospects will be trying to break into the NHL. This puts the Washington Capitals into an interesting position with
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9:08 AM ET The NHL has shifted its focus to selecting two Canadian hub cities, sources confirmed to ESPN. That would have the NHL resuming its season in Toronto and Edmonton later this summer. Nothing is final until players vote on the return-to-play proposal, which is not expected to happen until later this week. The
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Multiple members of the St. Louis Blues have tested positive for the coronavirus, multiple media outlets reported. Per The Athletic’s Jeremy Rutherford and Scott Burnside, the Blues shut down their facility in Maryland Heights, Mo., prior to Friday’s scheduled Phase 2 workouts stemming from the positive tests. Practices are expected to resume on Monday, per
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One of the most dramatic sagas in National Hockey League history finally came to an end on this date in 1992. Also, a talented draft class entered the league, a new franchise got its first coach and a relocated one got its new identity. Lindros’ Fate Decided The Quebec Nordiques used the first overall pick
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6:22 PM ET Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Carolina Hurricanes president and general manager Don Waddell said Wednesday that executive Rick Dudley won’t return and that the team is still in talks with longtime TV play-by-play announcer John Forslund on a new deal. Dudley, 71, had worked as the Hurricanes’ senior vice president of hockey
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CALGARY—The 2020 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge scheduled to take place in the fall has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Hockey Canada made the announcement on Friday. The annual, weeklong tournament was set to open Oct. 31 in Charlottetown and Summerside, P.E.I. “Hockey Canada’s priority remains the health and safety of all participants
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The New York Rangers have been busy during the NHL pause due to the COVID-19 virus. Here are some of the great things they’ve been doing with extra time on their hands. Celebration of Service The Rangers organization and Northwell Health have been shining a spotlight on frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’ve put
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