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NHL delays Canucks' return to play after COVID-19 outbreak

Apr. 15, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL has delayed the Vancouver Canucks' return to competition. The Canucks, who have not played a game since March 24 due to a COVID-19 outbreak, had been scheduled to host the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. The league announced...

Divisional arms races heat up at NHL trade deadline

Apr. 12, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

Thank divisional play through the first two rounds of the playoffs for a little extra spice at the NHL trade deadline. As much as hockey executives like to say they worry only about making their own team better, several of the big moves executed Monday turned out to be...

Quarantine requirements make for uneven NHL trade deadline

Apr. 12, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

Nick Foligno is leaving his family back in Columbus to join Toronto and will have to isolate for seven days before getting on the ice for the Maple Leafs. He will miss at least five games. Taylor Hall hopped in his car to drive from Buffalo to Boston and expected to be in...

The Latest: Hurricanes, Ducks swap defensemen

Apr. 12, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

The Latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times Eastern): 5 p.m. The Carolina Hurricanes have traded defenseman Haydn Fleury to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Jani Hakanpaa and a sixth-round draft pick in 2022. ...

Former USC star running back C.J. Gable retires from CFL

Apr. 01, 2021 22:38 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Former USC star running back C.J. Gable has ended his professional football career where it began. He signed a one-day deal with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on Thursday, then hung up his cleats. ...

The Latest: NHL postpones 3 more Vancouver Canucks games

Apr. 01, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the novel coronavirus on sports around the world: ___ The NHL postponed three more Vancouver Canucks games on Thursday due to COVID-19 issues. Forward Adam Gaudette, defenseman Travis Hamonic, and a...

Mark Messier book on leadership, teamwork coming in October

Mar. 30, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hockey great Mark Messier wants fans to know he had a lot of help on his path to the NHL Hall of Fame. Messier's memoir “No One Wins Alone” will be published in October by Gallery Books, a Simon & Schuster imprint. Messier, 60, will write about...

The Latest: NHL postpones Oilers-Canadiens game

Mar. 22, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL has postponed Edmonton's game at Montreal after two Canadiens players were placed in the league’s COVID-19 protocol. Forwards Joel...

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...

Blues activate right wing Tarasenko from injured reserve

Mar. 06, 2021 18:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have activated Vladimir Tarasenko from injured reserve. The forward has not played this season after undergoing surgery on his left shoulder last August. Tarasenko is expected to be in the lineup when the Blues face the Los Angeles...