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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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N.H.L. Draft: Rangers Go Big, While Devils and Islanders Look for Scorers

N.H.L. Draft: Rangers Go Big, While Devils and Islanders Look for Scorers

N.H.L. Draft: Rangers Go Big, While Devils and Islanders Look for Scorers N.H.L. Draft: Rangers Go Big, While Devils and Islanders Look for Scorers While this year’s N.H.L. draft was virtual, it may have produced some very real talent for the three franchises in the New York metropolitan area. The Rangers selected the consensus top prospect, Alexis Lafreniere, first over …

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Leon Draisaitl Wins N.H.L. M.V.P. Award

Leon Draisaitl Wins N.H.L. M.V.P. Award

Leon Draisaitl Wins N.H.L. M.V.P. Award Leon Draisaitl Wins N.H.L. M.V.P. Award Connor Hellebuyck was chosen by the N.H.L.’s general managers as the league’s top goalie. He was the foundation of a Winnipeg Jets team that had massive turnover in its defense corps. He faced — and stopped — more shots than any other goalie, led the N.H.L. in shutouts …

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Tim Stuetzle Leads German Hockey’s Next N.H.L. Influx

Tim Stuetzle Leads German Hockey’s Next N.H.L. Influx

Tim Stuetzle Leads German Hockey’s Next N.H.L. Influx Tim Stuetzle Leads German Hockey’s Next N.H.L. Influx “J.J. is probably what I would call a little bit more of a two-way player,” Button said. “Coaches will be comfortable with him being out on the ice because he is so smart. And Lukas is, I think, a little bit more tilted toward …

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Islanders Advance in N.H.L. Playoffs Past Washington Capitals

Islanders Advance in N.H.L. Playoffs Past Washington Capitals

Islanders Advance in N.H.L. Playoffs Past Washington Capitals Islanders Advance in N.H.L. Playoffs Past Washington Capitals TORONTO — A suffocating defense has become the Islanders’ hallmark under Coach Barry Trotz. But the Washington Capitals were well positioned to crack his system in the first round of the N.H.L. playoffs. They knew his methods. The core of the Capitals lineup had …

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Rangers Score First Pick in the N.H.L. Draft

Rangers Score First Pick in the N.H.L. Draft

Rangers Score First Pick in the N.H.L. Draft Rangers Score First Pick in the N.H.L. Draft A month and a half after the initial phase of the N.H.L. draft lottery was held, the Rangers won No. 1 selection and the opportunity to select the consensus top prospect Alexis Lafreniere, a dazzling 18-year-old wing from Quebec. “It really is exciting, for …

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