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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2020, file photo, Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl (29) plays against the Vegas Golden Knights in an NHL hockey game in Las Vegas. The Edmonton Oilers’ sudden resurgence placed Connor McDavid back in the NHL MVP conversation, along with teammate Leon Draisaitl. Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon and Boston’s David Pastrnak made their case, too, during a pandemic-shortened season. And don’t forget New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin, a late entry in the discussion. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Oilers have Hart? McDavid, Draisaitl are NHL MVP candidates

Jun. 18, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

The Edmonton Oilers’ resurgence placed Connor McDavid back in the NHL MVP conversation, along with teammate Leon Draisaitl. Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon and Boston’s David Pastrnak made their case, too, during a pandemic-shortened season. And don’t forget Artemi Panarin, a late entry in...

FILE - This Dec. 23, 2019 file photo shows Florida Panthers center Brian Boyle (9) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla.  The predominantly white sport of hockey has a checkered history of racism and a culture of not standing out from the team or speaking out. The death of George Floyd in Minnesota has shattered that silence.   (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

'Long overdue': White NHL players find their voice on racism

Jun. 14, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

Brian Boyle is a 35-year-old grizzled veteran of 13 National Hockey League seasons who grew up outside Boston. After seeing video of George Floyd's death, Boyle wanted to say something. The Florida Panthers forward, though, wasn't sure how and didn't want it to come off the wrong way. He wound up calling former...