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5:02 PM ET Associated Press Jarome Iginla headlines the Hockey Hall of Fame’s class of 2020 after being elected Wednesday in his first year of eligibility. Iginla will be the fourth Black player inducted after Grant Fuhr, women’s hockey pioneer Angela James and Willie O’Ree. Iginla and Fuhr are the only Black NHL players enshrined
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12:59 PM ET The Tampa Bay Lightning reopened their training facility Wednesday, a source confirmed to ESPN. The news comes five days after the team announced that three players and additional staffers tested positive for coronavirus. General manager Julien BriseBois said last week that the players who tested positive were self-isolating and “are asymptomatic other
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7:00 AM ET It’s revelation week for the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020, which means a fresh set inductees and a vitriolic collection of debates over perceived snubs by the selection committee. If only there were a formula to follow that could determine Hall worthiness … Well, three years ago, we created one.
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2:54 PM ET ESPN News Services The National Hockey League has narrowed its list for the two possible hubs that will host the resumption of the season to six cities, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Emily Kaplan. Las Vegas, Chicago, Los Angeles, Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver have made the cut so far, with Pittsburgh and
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2:42 PM ET Six months after he was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare blood cancer, Philadelphia forward Oskar Lindblom practiced with teammates at the Flyers training facility on Tuesday. Lindblom skated as part of the NHL’s Phase 2 in its return to play program, which is voluntary sessions for small groups. The 23-year-old Lindblom
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8:28 PM ET The Dallas Stars fired Alex Kleuser, a visual effects designer for the team, after they were alerted to a racist comment he made on social media. “Alex was an employee of the Dallas Stars. This individual’s statement does not represent the culture and values of the club. As such, this employee is
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5:24 PM ET St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko participated in his first on-ice practice session Monday since the pandemic began, and said he is on track to rejoin the defending Stanley Cup champions when the NHL begins its 24-team postseason later this summer. The 28-year-old underwent surgery on his left shoulder in late October
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1:46 PM ET Associated Press The National Hockey League has begun winnowing its possible locations to restart the season amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Blue Jackets were informed Monday that Columbus will not be one of the NHL’s hub cities. Columbus was one of 10 finalists, including seven in the U.S. Las Vegas is now
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1:28 PM ET Associated Press Veteran forward Chris Thorburn announced his retirement Monday after playing more than 800 NHL games for four different organizations since 2005 and winning the Stanley Cup with the St. Louis Blues. Thorburn spent his last time on the ice celebrating the Blues winning their first Stanley Cup last season. Despite
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1:57 PM ET Associated Press With the New Jersey Devils missing out on the NHL’s 24-team return from the pause caused by the novel coronavirus, center Nico Hischier is putting his extended offseason to good use. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft is fulfilling his military obligation to Switzerland, which has a
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