Month: October 2020

The Dallas Stars have signed defenseman Julius Honka to a one-year, two-way contract. Honka, 24, spent the 2019-20 season in Finland, skating in 46 games for JYP Jyvaskyla. A first-round pick (14th overall) by Dallas in the 2014 NHL Draft, Honka made his pro debut with the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars in 2014-15 and
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5:01 PM ET Associated Press The Ontario Hockey League will not have bodychecking this season because of COVID-19. Lisa MacLeod, Ontario’s minister of sport, said Friday that removing purposeful physical contact from the game was necessary in preventing the spread of the coronavirus. MacLeod said the decision was influenced by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey
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One of the greatest lines in National Hockey League history was put together for the first time on this date. Also, one of Montreal’s biggest legends hits two personal milestones, 12 years apart, and perhaps hockey’s most famous family sets a league record. A Punchy Day in 1943 The puck dropped on the 1943-44 season,
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GLENDALE, ARIZ.—The Arizona Coyotes renounced their rights Thursday to their top 2020 draft pick after saying they learned more about his bullying of a Black classmate with developmental disabilities four years ago. The team parted ways with Mitchell Miller after criticism for selecting him in the fourth round earlier this month despite knowing of his
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There’s no local bias involved in the Vegas Golden Knights being among the most probable Stanley Cup contenders in the early odds for the upcoming 2020-21 season. At +900, they rank just behind the Colorado Avalanche (+450) and defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning (+800) as the third-largest favorite heading into next season. And it’s easy
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