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The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

Hamonic opts out of Return to Play Plan with Flames

Hamonic opts out of Return to Play Plan with Flames

Travis Hamonic has opted out of the NHL Return to Play Plan for the Calgary Flames.The defenseman, who missed two games in January 2019 to be with his then-8-month-old daughter, Charlie, when she was hospitalized with a respiratory virus, cited concern for his family during the coronavirus pandemic as the reason he opted out.”We saw…

Hamonic opts out of Return to Play Plan with Flames

Hamonic opts out of Return to Play Plan with Flames

Travis Hamonic has opted out of the NHL Return to Play Plan for the Calgary Flames.The defenseman, who missed two games in January 2019 to be with his then-8-month-old daughter, Charlie, when she was hospitalized with a respiratory virus, cited concern for his family during the coronavirus pandemic as the reason he opted out.”We saw…

Fantasy mock draft for 2020 Stanley Cup pools

Fantasy mock draft for 2020 Stanley Cup pools

NHL.com has conducted a fantasy hockey mock draft (12 teams, 120 players) for playoff pools that count the Stanley Cup Qualifiers and entire 24-team tournament. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.MORE FANTASY COVERAGE: Stanley Cup pool rankings | Cheat sheetSleepers | X-factors¬†| Team power…

Kessel eager to bounce back for Coyotes in Cup Qualifier

Kessel eager to bounce back for Coyotes in Cup Qualifier

Phil Kessel said he is eager to rebound from his least productive season since 2015-16 when the Arizona Coyotes face the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.”Obviously, I had a tough year,” the forward said after skating with teammates at Gila River Arena on Tuesday. “I had, I think it’s probably my most injuries…

Red Wings 2020 Training Camp Relocated to Little Caesars Arena

Red Wings 2020 Training Camp Relocated to Little Caesars Arena

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today announced changes to their annual events held in Traverse City, Mich., including the relocation of the team’s 2020-21 Training Camp to Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, and the cancellation of the 2020 NHL Prospect Tournament and Training Camp Golf Classic. The Red Wings look forward to both events,…

Blue Jackets out to win Stanley Cup, not No. 1 pick, Foligno says

Blue Jackets out to win Stanley Cup, not No. 1 pick, Foligno says

The Columbus Blue Jackets are confident they can defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs in their best-of-5 Stanley Cup Qualifier series, and the players are not thinking about the possibility of Columbus winning the No. 1 pick in the Second Phase of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery, captain Nick Foligno said.”That one doesn’t fly for me.…

Flames open up competition to make Cup Qualifier roster

Flames open up competition to make Cup Qualifier roster

The Calgary Flames will use the 20 best players from training camp regardless of their standing during the regular season when they play the Winnipeg Jets in the best-of-5 Stanley Cup Qualifiers, general manager Brad Treliving said Friday.”We’ve got 30 guys, whatever it is, coming to camp, and because of the uniqueness of the situation,…