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Fighting in the N.H.L. Reveals Few, if Any, Winners

Fighting in the N.H.L. Reveals Few, if Any, Winners

Fighting in the N.H.L. Reveals Few, if Any, Winners Fighting in the N.H.L. Reveals Few, if Any, Winners Ten years ago this month, a popular Rangers enforcer, considered by some to be the toughest man and the most fearsome fighter in the N.H.L., died alone in his apartment from an accidental overdose of painkillers and alcohol. That man, Derek Boogaard, …

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N.H.L. and Turner Sports Reach 7-Year Media Rights Deal

N.H.L. and Turner Sports Reach 7-Year Media Rights Deal

N.H.L. and Turner Sports Reach 7-Year Media Rights Deal N.H.L. and Turner Sports Reach 7-Year Media Rights Deal The N.H.L. solidified its future on television and multimedia platforms in the United States on Tuesday with the announcement of a second broadcast rights deal that will take effect after its agreement with NBC expires after this season. Turner Sports made a …

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Patrick Marleau Breaks Gordie Howe’s N.H.L. Record for Games Played

Patrick Marleau Breaks Gordie Howe’s N.H.L. Record for Games Played

Patrick Marleau Breaks Gordie Howe’s N.H.L. Record for Games Played Patrick Marleau Breaks Gordie Howe’s N.H.L. Record for Games Played Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks skated on N.H.L. ice for the 1,768th time on Monday, setting the league’s record for the most games played. Marleau passed Gordie Howe, the six-time scoring leader and most valuable player known as …

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Where the N.H.L. Contenders Stand Before the Trade Deadline

Where the N.H.L. Contenders Stand Before the Trade Deadline

Where the N.H.L. Contenders Stand Before the Trade Deadline Where the N.H.L. Contenders Stand Before the Trade Deadline The last major window for N.H.L. teams to bolster their rosters is closing as the Monday trade deadline nears. Each of this season’s four makeshift divisions has a similar dynamic, with three teams comfortably situated at the top and then a pack …

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N.H.L. Hopes to Extend Its Reach to Latino Audiences

N.H.L. Hopes to Extend Its Reach to Latino Audiences

N.H.L. Hopes to Extend Its Reach to Latino Audiences N.H.L. Hopes to Extend Its Reach to Latino Audiences In South Florida, the Panthers dabbled in Spanish broadcasts on the radio during their first three seasons starting in 1993, while they played in Miami, and again in the middle of the 2010s. The Kings’ wading into Spanish broadcasting three years ago …

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N.H.L. Enters Another Abbreviated Season

N.H.L. Enters Another Abbreviated Season

N.H.L. Enters Another Abbreviated Season N.H.L. Enters Another Abbreviated Season The N.H.L. season will begin Wednesday with some drastic modifications to its format and at least one delayed opener because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The myriad challenges of the pandemic will keep fans out of the stands at most arenas, expand rosters in the event of outbreaks …

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John Muckler, Coach of an N.H.L. Dynasty, Dies at 86

John Muckler, Coach of an N.H.L. Dynasty, Dies at 86

John Muckler, Coach of an N.H.L. Dynasty, Dies at 86 John Muckler, Coach of an N.H.L. Dynasty, Dies at 86 John Muckler, who joined with Glen Sather as architects of the Edmonton Oilers’ five Stanley Cup championships from 1984 to 1990 and held coaching or senior executive posts with four other N.H.L. teams, died on Monday in the Buffalo area, …

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Upcoming N.H.L. Season Will Have Flashes of Other Difficult Eras

Upcoming N.H.L. Season Will Have Flashes of Other Difficult Eras

Upcoming N.H.L. Season Will Have Flashes of Other Difficult Eras Upcoming N.H.L. Season Will Have Flashes of Other Difficult Eras The season proceeded, with adjustments. Roster sizes were reduced from 15 to 14, and the league no longer required teams to dress a minimum of 12 players for every game. Overtime was abolished, too, in order to get traveling teams …

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Fred Sasakamoose, One of the First Indigenous N.H.L. Players, Dies at 86

Fred Sasakamoose, One of the First Indigenous N.H.L. Players, Dies at 86

Fred Sasakamoose, One of the First Indigenous N.H.L. Players, Dies at 86 Fred Sasakamoose, One of the First Indigenous N.H.L. Players, Dies at 86 Fred Sasakamoose began skating on blades his grandfather had tied to his moccasins. His hockey stick was a willow branch. A disk of cow manure served as the puck. The rink was a frozen lake. It …

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With Push on Diversity, N.H.L. Makes Landmark Selection of Black Player

With Push on Diversity, N.H.L. Makes Landmark Selection of Black Player

With Push on Diversity, N.H.L. Makes Landmark Selection of Black Player With Push on Diversity, N.H.L. Makes Landmark Selection of Black Player After an N.H.L. season in which players challenged deep-seated issues of racism and the lack of diversity within the sport, the league made history this week when Quinton Byfield became the highest-drafted Black player. Clad in a stylish …

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