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Chris Cuthbert called the last NHL regular-season game prior to the pandemic-induced pause. It was a March 11 game featuring the Ottawa Senators against the Los Angeles Kings, with a Staples Center lightly attended and fans rightly skittish about the spread of the coronavirus. “We found out about the NBA had postponed the rest of
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EDMONTON—While the New York Islanders were celebrating Brock Nelson scoring the first goal of the game, Tampa Bay Lightning centre Yanni Gourde was steaming about giving it up. Coach Jon Cooper decided to keep him on the ice for some redemption. “I’m not really happy out there after that goal,” Gourde said. “I’m like, ‘Let’s
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Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon has won the Lady Byng Trophy given for sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with strong play. The NHL announced MacKinnon as the winner of the award Friday. He finished ahead of Toronto’s Auston Matthews and St. Louis’ Ryan O’Reilly in voting by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. MacKinnon had a career-low 12
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Bruce Cassidy won the Jack Adams Award as NHL coach of the year for leading the Boston Bruins to the Presidents’ Trophy a season after taking them to the Stanley Cup final. Cassidy edged out Philadelphia’s Alain Vigneault for his first Jack Adams honour. Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella finished third in the voting,
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