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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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Toronto Tones Down Its N.H.L. Postseason Party

Toronto Tones Down Its N.H.L. Postseason Party

Toronto Tones Down Its N.H.L. Postseason Party Toronto Tones Down Its N.H.L. Postseason Party The setup helps ensure that all teams feel like visitors, including the hometown Maple Leafs, who like every other team in the hub are staying in a downtown hotel. “There will be some familiarity for us” being in the home arena, Maple Leafs captain John Tavares …

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N.H.L. Award Races Bode Well for a Compelling Restart

N.H.L. Award Races Bode Well for a Compelling Restart

N.H.L. Award Races Bode Well for a Compelling Restart N.H.L. Award Races Bode Well for a Compelling Restart The N.H.L. announced finalists for its major awards last week, and it was both a reminder of how long ago those performances were and how compelling the postseason tournament will be if players can get back to that level of play quickly. …

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One N.H.L. Team’s Time in Canada for Season Restart Is a Return

One N.H.L. Team's Time in Canada for Season Restart Is a Return

One N.H.L. Team’s Time in Canada for Season Restart Is a Return One N.H.L. Team’s Time in Canada for Season Restart Is a Return The pandemic has forced the N.H.L. to finish its season at two hubs in Canada, Edmonton and Toronto. For the Rangers, spending a long period in Canada will be a return of sorts to the late …

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N.H.L. Owners and Players Approve New C.B.A. and Return-to-Play Plan

N.H.L. Owners and Players Approve New C.B.A. and Return-to-Play Plan

N.H.L. Owners and Players Approve New C.B.A. and Return-to-Play Plan N.H.L. Owners and Players Approve New C.B.A. and Return-to-Play Plan The N.H.L.’s owners and players union announced on Friday that they had officially approved a new labor agreement that will last through 2026 and, more immediately, will allow them to proceed with plans to complete the 2019-20 season. The deal …

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Amid Pressure, Chicago N.H.L. Team Says It Won’t Change Its Name

Amid Pressure, Chicago N.H.L. Team Says It Won’t Change Its Name

Amid Pressure, Chicago N.H.L. Team Says It Won’t Change Its Name Amid Pressure, Chicago N.H.L. Team Says It Won’t Change Its Name The Chicago Blackhawks will not change their name, the N.H.L. club announced on Tuesday, despite mounting pressure from Native American advocacy groups and others who say the team’s name and logo are racist. The team issued a statement …

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N.H.L. and Players Agree to Start Postseason Tournament on Aug. 1

N.H.L. and Players Agree to Start Postseason Tournament on Aug. 1

N.H.L. and Players Agree to Start Postseason Tournament on Aug. 1 N.H.L. and Players Agree to Start Postseason Tournament on Aug. 1 The National Hockey League and its players’ union announced on Monday that the two groups agreed on a four-year extension to the current collective bargaining agreement, a pivotal decision that paves the way for hockey to resume play …

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The First Pick in the N.H.L. Draft Goes to … TBD

The First Pick in the N.H.L. Draft Goes to … TBD

The First Pick in the N.H.L. Draft Goes to … TBD The First Pick in the N.H.L. Draft Goes to … TBD “If I got drafted that high, being the highest player drafted with black heritage, that would definitely be special, making a mark in history like that,” Byfield said. Beyond the dizzying format changes and unforeseen delays to the …

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N.H.L. Players Form Coalition to Press for Diversity in Hockey

N.H.L. Players Form Coalition to Press for Diversity in Hockey

N.H.L. Players Form Coalition to Press for Diversity in Hockey N.H.L. Players Form Coalition to Press for Diversity in Hockey “We know that important and significant work remains to be done at the N.H.L. level and throughout hockey to ensure that our game lives up to the ideals that are truly essential to it,” the league said in a statement …

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