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NHL grapples with vaccine inequity between U.S. and Canada

Apr. 08, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

His smile covered by a light blue surgical mask, Jacob Trouba's eyes shined as the needle went into his left arm. The New York Rangers gave players, coaches and staff a day off this week so they could get vaccinated against COVID-19. “We’re very...

Secondary scoring proves to be pivotal for the top NHL teams

Mar. 10, 2021 01:59 AM EST

The Tampa Bay Lightning hoisted the Stanley Cup last year, leaning on their top line of Brayden Point, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat to produce nearly 40% of their points during the postseason run. Tampa Bay is now winning a different way, nearing the midway point of...

Four separate leagues? Divisional styles develop around NHL

Feb. 25, 2021 15:35 PM EST

Barry Trotz tuned his television to the game between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers to do a little scouting, flipping around to others outside the East Division just to check some scores and move on. “I really haven’t focused in on the other divisions,...

Oilers star McDavid reaches 500 career points 369th NHL game

Feb. 18, 2021 13:36 PM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Oilers captain Connor McDavid has joined an elite club. McDavid notched his 500th NHL point with a first-period assist in Wednesday night's 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets. The 24-year-old center, from Richmond Hill,...