Month: June 2020

NHL.com’s Q&A feature called “Five Questions With …” runs every Tuesday. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and latest news. The latest edition features Dave Andrews, who is retiring Tuesday after 26 years as president and chief executive officer of the American
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4:03 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — The Red Wings plan to hold their training camp for the 2020-21 NHL season at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Red Wings executive vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced the decision Monday to stay home instead of going to
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For years, the NHL draft hasn’t made much sense. It’s something that got made up, or was copied from other professional leagues, when NHL owners wanted an artificial means of controlling prospects and costs. Over the years, people have come to believe in the fairy tale that the draft is about fairness of competition, about
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Philanthropist and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment chairman Larry Tanenbaum, alongside his wife Judy, are donating $1 million to fuel COVID-19 research at Sinai Health’s Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute (LTRI) located in Toronto. And Larry wants to see that number grow to $2 million. “Anyone who wants to invest in COVID-19 research, for every dollar they give,
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6:30 PM ET New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin said that if the NHL and the NHLPA can’t agree on a fix for the league’s financial system, then players should not report to training camps this summer. “For nearly two decades, the players have protected the owners’ income with escrow, including throughout this pandemic crisis,
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10:20 PM ET Associated Press Alexis Lafreniere was supposed to walk on stage Friday night in Montreal as the top pick in the NHL draft. After the COVID-19 pandemic paused the hockey season and postponed that possibility, Lafreniere was supposed to find out Friday night where he’d be going when the league held its draft
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