NHL: The League Has More Return-to-Play Ideas

It’s almost the end of April and that can mean only one thing: it’s time to discuss the possibility of hockey in the summer. What we have over the last two or three days is some movement on the NHL front, with news about a virtual draft in June and a potential push to finishContinue reading “NHL: The League Has More Return-to-Play Ideas”

Jets: Byfuglien, Winnipeg Settle Their Differences

The Winnipeg Jets and defenceman Dustin Byfuglien have come to terms on an agreement to terminate his contract, the NHL announced Friday. According to the release, Byfuglien and the Jets agreed to resolve the grievance filed by the blueliner in September of 2019. That grievance was filed after he was suspended by the Jets forContinue reading “Jets: Byfuglien, Winnipeg Settle Their Differences”

NHL: Updated Q&A Provides Some Insight

It seems these days that no news is the news, at least on the NHL front. Luckily, the league produced an updated Q&A Monday and addressed a range of topics related to their “pause” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the top of nearly everyone’s list as far as the NHL goes is when theContinue reading “NHL: Updated Q&A Provides Some Insight”

NHL: New CDC Recommendation Provides Timeline (Maybe)

It is looking more and more like the disruption of NHL play due to COVID-19 is going to take longer than we thought. The initial idea was that the “pause” of hockey would take a few weeks at best, but new guidance from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has thrown thatContinue reading “NHL: New CDC Recommendation Provides Timeline (Maybe)”

NHL: League “Pauses” 2019-2020 Season

As expected, the NHL has announced the suspension of play due to the coronavirus outbreak. The decision was made about 16 hours after the NBA announced the suspension of play for a minimum of 30 days. Several European leagues also cancelled play in the post-season, while numerous other public and private gatherings were cancelled. WithContinue reading “NHL: League “Pauses” 2019-2020 Season”