4:40 PM ET PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The NHL’s cautious optimism about the next World Cup of Hockey arriving in February 2021 has turned into absolute fatalism. Commissioner Gary Bettman said there will not be a World Cup held 14 months from now, despite deputy commissioner Bill Daly’s speculation during the offseason that the sequel
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10:09 PM ET PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The NHL will create a platform for whistleblowers and an annual training program on diversity and inclusion in response to recent abuse scandals in its coaching community, commissioner Gary Bettman announced at the league’s Board of Governors meeting in Pebble Beach on Monday. “Our message is unequivocal: We
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The day Ryan Straschnitzki underwent surgery that would turn his body into something like a remote-controlled robot, the paralyzed hockey player had one deep worry: The six-foot-one, 190-pound defenceman who once didn’t miss a shift even after dislocating a shoulder told his dad he was afraid of needles. “I said, ‘Pal, they’re going to open
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to address a potential new code-of-conduct policy for the league tonight, with CBCSports.ca carrying live stream coverage at 8:30 p.m. ET. Bettman is at the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Pebble Beach, Calif., where he’ll speak publicly for the first time since various allegations surfaced against coaches.  Bill
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PHILADELPHIA — Scott Laughton had a goal, an assist and a hard check in a chippy contest to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. Ivan Provorov, Travis Konecny and Shayne Gostisbhere also scored for Philadelphia, which has won six of seven. Konecny didn’t return after a hard,
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The Anaheim Ducks have had a glaring lack of depth on defense since before the season started. After failing to sign Kevin Shattenkirk in free agency and failing to complete a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes for Justin Faulk, the problem only worsened. Josh Manson and Hampus Lindholm went down with injuries, exposing an already
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Evgeni Malkin steamrolling NHL in Sidney Crosby’s absence Perhaps no team has dealt with injuries to the extent of the Pittsburgh Penguins. From Kris Letang and Justin Schultz to Patric Hornqvist and Nick Bjugstad, one Penguins player after another has been forced out of the lineup. It’s okay, though, because they have Sidney Crosby and
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