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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo, New Jersey Devils right wing Kurtis Gabriel works out prior to an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Newark, N.J. The NHL is hoping to move to Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol, including the opening of practice facilities and allowing small group workouts, early next month.
The league, which was forced to pause its season on March 12 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, released a 22-page memo detailing the plan Monday, May 25, 2020. The document stresses there's no exact date for the start of Phase 2 or a timetable for how long it will last. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

The Latest: Pac-12 allowing in-person workouts on June 15

May. 26, 2020 7:01 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Pac-12 Conference said it’s allowing voluntary in-person workouts on campus for all sports beginning June 15, subject to the decision of each individual school and where allowed by local and state guidelines. The...

FILE - This is a March 12, 2020, file photo showing Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals NHL hockey club in Washington. Get used to the concept of pods and pucks if the NHL is going to have any chance of completing its season, with the most likely scenarios calling for games in empty, air-conditioned arenas during the dog days of summer. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

NHL's plan to return face possible border restriction hurdle

May. 19, 2020 2:59 PM EDT

The NHL is still more than a week away from determining a return-to-play format, a person familiar with discussions told The Associated Press on Tuesday. And what that plan resembles could be complicated further should the U.S. and Canada extend border restrictions to non-essential travel into July, the person...

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2017, file photo, New Jersey Devils goalie Corey Schneider (35) skates prior to the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y. NHL players are concerned the league will announce a “drop-dead” deadline for returning to action. New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider said Monday, May 18, 2020, in a telephone conference call players are asking about a deadline more often in recent weeks as the pause due to the coronavirus pandemic has passed the two-month mark. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)

Devils' Schneider: NHL players concerned as pause lingers

May. 18, 2020 4:56 PM EDT

Veteran New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider said Monday that a growing number of players are concerned the NHL will announce a “drop-dead” deadline for returning to play as the coronavirus pandemic lingers with summer coming up fast. The 34-year-old Schneider said some Devils are...

NHL profile photo on Chicago Blackhawks player Patrick Kane at a game against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Alta. on Sat, Feb. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Larry MacDougal

The Latest: 3 players on Brazilian soccer team test positive

May. 7, 2020 1:08 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Copa Libertadores champions Flamengo of Brazil say three players have tested positive for COVID-19 but are asymptomatic. The Rio de Janeiro-based club said in a statement 293 employees were tested, including all players, their...

Devils forward Palmieri paints, hopes NHL return in picture

Apr. 27, 2020 7:20 PM EDT

Kyle Palmieri has been trying to keep busy around his Long Island home, doing a lot of painting projects. Walls and ceilings, mostly. As for a bright picture of the NHL resuming play, the New Jersey Devils forward isn't sure. “Hopefully, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel where we’re...

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo, New Jersey Devils interim coach Alain Nasreddine watches during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Washington. Nasreddine is focusing on a having his team ready to play should the NHL resume games after a pause caused by coronavirus pandemic rather than whether he will have a job next year. (AP Photo/Al Drago, File)

Devils interim coach Alain Nasreddine on pause in NHL season

Apr. 22, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

New Jersey Devils interim coach Alain Nasreddine is focusing on a having his team ready to play should the NHL resume games after a pause caused by coronavirus pandemic rather than whether he will have a job next season. Speaking in conference call Wednesday, Nasreddine said he is aware of reports that Devils...

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2020, file photo, New Jersey Devils interim general manager Tom Fitzgerald answers reporters' questions after the team announced that captain Andy Greene was traded to the New York Islanders before an NHL hockey game in Newark, N.J. The suspension of play in the NHL because of the coronavirus pandemic has put Fitzgerald of the Devils is limbo. The 51-year-old is waiting to see if the league will finish its season and also see if he still has a job. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NHL stoppage has Devils' Fitzgerald waiting on two fronts.

Apr. 17, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

The suspension of play in the NHL because of the coronavirus pandemic has put Tom Fitzgerald of the New Jersey Devils in a strange situation. The 51-year-old is waiting to see if the league will finish its season and whether he gets to keep his job. Fitzgerald is the only interim general manager in the league. He...

AP Sportlight

Apr. 16, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

April 17 1939 — Joe Louis knocks out Jack Roper at 2:20 of the first round in Los Angeles to retain the world heavyweight title. 1976 — Mike Schmidt hits four consecutive home runs and drives in eight runs as the Philadelphia Phillies overcome a 13-2 deficit to beat the Cubs 18-16 in 10 innings at...

FILE - In this March 3, 2020, file photo, New Jersey Devils defenseman P.K. Subban (76) plays against the Vegas Golden Knights during an NHL hockey game in Las Vegas. Subban and the NHL are bringing something new to television Saturday for fans and everyone dealing with the isolation and hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic. It's NHL Hat Trick Trivia. Subban is the host of the weekly 30-minute show in which contestants will answer up to three hockey trivia questions for prizes,  the top one being two tickets to any game next season. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Devils defenseman P.K. Subban is host of new NHL trivia show

Apr. 10, 2020 3:00 AM EDT

Tired of sitting around the house and watching reruns on television every day? Too much Harry Potter? Monk? Grey's Anatomy? NCIS or one of the spinoffs? Here's something different. New Jersey Devils defenseman P.K. Subban and the NHL are bringing something new to television Saturday for fans and everyone dealing...

New Jersey Devils make a major donation to health system

Mar. 31, 2020 7:43 PM EDT

The owners of the New Jersey Devils of the NHL have made a six-figure donation to the state’s largest health care system for medical equipment for health care workers and first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. Devils co-owners Josh Harris and David Blitzer and RWJBarnabas Health announced the...