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FILE - In this May 31, 1989, file photo, Tom Webster talks to reporters in Inglewood, Calif., after he was named coach of the Los Angeles Kings NHL hockey team. Webster, the former NHL and WHA forward who went on to coach the New York Rangers and the Kings, died Friday, April 10, 2020. He was 71. The Carolina Hurricanes announced Webster's death. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Tom Webster, former hockey player and coach, dies at 71

Apr. 10, 2020 7:17 PM EDT

Tom Webster, the former NHL and WHA forward who went on to coach the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings, died Friday. He was 71. The Carolina Hurricanes announced Webster's death. Webster scored 53 goals and helped the franchise — then the New England Whalers — win the World Hockey Association's...

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2020, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Tyler Pitlick, left, tries to jump past Pittsburgh Penguins' Jack Johnson during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Philadelphia. The latest chapter of The Battle of Alberta is on hold. So's the potential renewal of the Pennsylvania rivalry between the Penguins and Flyers. It's unclear when or if the coronvirus pandemic-delayed NHL playoffs -- which were supposed to begin Wednesday -- will be played or what form they'll resemble. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, FIle)

What Stanley Cup Playoffs could look like if NHL resumes

Apr. 6, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

If the NHL goes directly to playoff hockey in the warmer months, it could leave some contenders out in the cold. The league may skip most if not all of the final 189 regular-season games that were put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The format of such an unprecedented tournament is unclear. Teams had...