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6:31 PM ET Kyle Beach has come forward as “John Doe,” the former Chicago Blackhawks player who filed a lawsuit against the team for mishandling his sexual assault allegations. Beach, now 31 and playing professionally in Germany, revealed himself in an emotional interview on TSN Wednesday, saying he felt “relief and vindication” and “it was
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2:30 PM ET Chicago Blackhawks president of hockey operations Stan Bowman has resigned after investigators released their findings on how the team handled sexual assault allegations against former video coach Brad Aldrich during the 2010 Stanley Cup run. Senior director of hockey administration Al MacIsaac is also out, meaning there are no Blackhawks executives involved
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3:40 PM ET The Carolina Hurricanes trolled the Montreal Canadiens with a satirical website after defeating them on Thursday night, only to have that site hacked and turned into an anti-Carolina web page by Friday morning. After the Hurricanes beat the Canadiens in Montreal, the team sent out a website link to its 506,000 followers
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9:40 PM ET Jack Eichel‘s camp is making one last attempt to convince Buffalo Sabres management to let him get his preferred surgery, sources told ESPN. Eichel, 24, has a herniated disk in his neck, and there is now urgency to have it addressed as soon as possible. Initially, Eichel was hopeful that the Sabres
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9:00 AM ET The Jack Eichel saga in Buffalo has been quite the soap opera. But nothing in that saga was as odious and contentious as when the Sabres announced they were stripping their franchise player of his captaincy. “From our perspective and my perspective, I feel the captain is the heartbeat of your team,”
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Jul 23, 2020 When NHL Seattle first installed signage on its downtown office in 2018, employees arrived at work the next morning to a surprise. Stuck to the door was a Post-it note with a handwritten message: “Release the Kraken.” “That may have been the first time I heard or thought of ‘Kraken,'” said Heidi
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9:00 AM ET The Premier Hockey Federation will make ESPN+ its exclusive U.S. broadcasting partner for the 2021-22 season, making the network home to all 60 regular-season games, the Isobel Cup playoffs and other special events. It marks the first time the PHF, which rebranded from the National Women’s Hockey League this year, will have
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8:53 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — St. Louis Blues winger Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended two games for headbutting Arizona Coyotes forward Lawson Crouse. Buchnevich was thrown out Monday night late in the first period for the headbutt. He’ll miss the Blues’ upcoming games at Vegas on Wednesday and home against Los
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