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4:37 PM ET Associated Press Coach Jared Bednar says the three Colorado Avalanche players who tested positive for the coronavirus are feeling better. In a teleconference call Thursday, Bednar said the players adhered to the guidelines and self-isolated. “As far as I know, they’re all doing good and back with their families,” Bednar said. “Those
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10:11 PM ET ESPN News Services Left wing Sammy Blais on Wednesday agreed to a two-year, $3 million contract extension with the St. Louis Blues, the team announced. The new deal carries an average annual value of $1.5 million, and keeps St. Louis from potentially losing Blais, 23, in restricted free agency after this season.
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12:01 PM ET Steve Fainaru Close ESPN Senior Writer Winner, 2008 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting Four-time first-place winner in Associated Press Sports Editors competition Co-author of New York Times best-selling book, “League of Denial” Mark Fainaru-Wada Close ESPN Staff Writer Investigative reporter for ESPN’s Enterprise and Investigative Unit since 2007 Co-author of New York
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8:50 AM ET Bill Peters has been hired as the new head coach of Yekaterinburg Avtomobilist in Russia’s KHL. Peters, 53, resigned as coach of the Calgary Flames in November, days after a former player, Akim Aliu, came forward and said the coach directed racial epithets toward him while they were in the minors 10
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7:25 PM ET Associated Press The parent company that oversees the NHL Buffalo Sabres announced a series of cost-cutting measures, including layoffs and furloughs affecting 125 employees as a result of the new coronavirus pandemic. Pegula Sports and Entertainment says 104 employees are being furloughed, while another 21 were laid off on Tuesday. A person
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5:06 PM ET Associated Press The U.S.-based National Women’s Hockey League is in the process of establishing an expansion franchise in the Toronto area, a person with direct knowledge of the plans told The Associated Press. The team will be headed by Margaret “Digit” Murphy, and the former Brown University coach already has begun building
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6:06 PM ET Dozens of cars lined the shoulder of Highway 16 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan on Monday to honor Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave as his family returned to their hometown. Cave, 25, died Saturday at a Toronto hospital after suffering a brain bleed earlier in the week. According to a memo posted to
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