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FILE - Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour watches against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, in this Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, file photo. Brind'Amour's Hurricanes have had four games postponed due to COVID-19 concerns and are due to play Thursday, Jan. 28 against Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Hurricanes set to return from COVID-19 pause, postponements

Jan. 27, 2021 5:22 PM EST

The Carolina Hurricanes played just three games this season before having to shut down workouts and postpone four games due to COVID-19 concerns. They returned to practice this week and are set to play Thursday against Tampa Bay in what amounts to a second try at starting the season, although coach Rod...

Rutgers guard Ron Harper Jr. (24) reacts to his team's defeat of Indiana in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

The Latest: Colgate-Army men's basketball games postponed

Jan. 26, 2021 6:15 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Colgate men’s basketball games this weekend at Army have been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test result within Army’s Tier 1 personnel. The news for the Raiders comes on the heels of last...

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, right, celebrates his goal with forward Alex Ovechkin, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Canes' season paused, while Caps play on without 4 regulars

Jan. 21, 2021 4:25 PM EST

Rod Brind'Amour lamented Carolina's season coming to a screeching halt despite doing “a great job” adhering to pandemic protocols. For Peter Laviolette, his Washington Capitals will keep playing for the next week without four prominent players who broke the rules. Each team is getting punished in a...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) gets a shot past Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek (41) for an overtime goal in an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Penguins won 5-4. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Wizards-Bucks game postponed

Jan. 20, 2021 11:12 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Washington’s game Friday at the Milwaukee Bucks has been postponed by the NBA because the Wizards have too few players available due to coronavirus issues. It is the Wizards’ sixth consecutive game that was...

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, right, celebrates his goal with forward Alex Ovechkin, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Ovechkin on COVID list, Caps fined $100K; Canes games off

Jan. 20, 2021 8:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and three other Washington Capitals players were added to the NHL's COVID-19 list Wednesday and the team was fined $100,000 by the league for violating coronavirus protocols, including a gathering in a hotel room. In addition to three-time MVP Ovechkin — one of just...

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (90) ends up in the net as defenseman David Savard (58) and Nashville Predators center Luke Kunin (11) battle in the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Carolina-Nashville 1st NHL postponement since season started

Jan. 19, 2021 5:38 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NHL has postponed its first game since the league’s season began, calling off Tuesday night’s game between Carolina and the Predators hours after the Hurricanes won the first of a two-game set in Nashville. “The decision was made out of an abundance of...

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2020, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes' Jordan Staal (11) controls the puck against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C. Staal helped the Hurricanes reach the Eastern Conference finals in 2019 and return to the playoffs in 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)

Carolina Hurricanes aim to build on 2 straight playoff trips

Jan. 5, 2021 3:27 PM EST

The Carolina Hurricanes have gone from spending a decade out of the playoffs to putting together consecutive postseason appearances. They’re hoping that has them poised to accomplish much more in this delayed season. The Hurricanes have a roster filled with players who reached the Eastern Conference finals...