Month: March 2020

2:58 PM ET The NHL has extended its self-quarantine period for players and staff to April 15. The league’s original directive was to self-quarantine until March 27, though it has now twice been extended. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly explained last week that the league is “biting this off in chunks.” “That’s a meaningless date
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7:02 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Tyler Madden has signed a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings. The forward recently completed his sophomore season at Northeastern University before signing Monday with L.A. Madden was originally selected by the Vancouver Canucks in third round of the 2018 draft, but the Kings acquired his
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The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames have announced temporary staff reductions because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The moves on Monday come with nearly all major sports leagues and events suspended because of the novel coronavirus. The Calgary Sports and Entertainment (CSEC), which owns the Flames, the Western Hockey League’s Hitmen, the National Lacrosse League’s Roughnecks
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6:03 PM ET Associated Press Alexis Lafreniere could never have envisioned ending his prolific junior hockey career in such an anticlimactic setting. There was no final buzzer, and the NHL’s projected top draft prospect was nowhere near an ice rink Wednesday. Lafreniere was instead sitting at home in suburban Montreal as he opened a conference
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