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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.

Lafreniere remains option for Hockey Canada at WJC

Lafreniere remains option for Hockey Canada at WJC

Alexis Lafreniere, who was selected by the New York Rangers with the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, remains a possibility to play for Canada at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship, according to Hockey Canada.Scott Salmond, Hockey Canada senior vice president of national teams, said Thursday that the 19-year-old forward could join…

Blues defeat Canucks in OT in Game 3, first win of Western First Round

Blues defeat Canucks in OT in Game 3, first win of Western First Round

NHL.com is the official web site of the National Hockey League. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup, the Stanley Cup Playoffs logo, the Stanley Cup Final logo, Center Ice name and logo, NHL Conference logos, NHL Winter Classic name, and The Biggest Assist Happens Off The Ice are…

NHL schedule could combine hub format, home arenas in 2020-21

NHL schedule could combine hub format, home arenas in 2020-21

The NHL could start this season using one schedule model and transition to another, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said on the NHL @TheRink podcast Friday.Daly said the NHL and NHL Players’ Association are considering a schedule model with all teams hosting games in their home arenas and another that requires all teams to play in…

Perfetti agrees to entry-level contract with Jets

Perfetti agrees to entry-level contract with Jets

Cole Perfetti agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Monday.The 18-year-old forward was selected by Winnipeg in the first round (No. 10) of the 2020 NHL Draft on Oct. 6.”I think every kid’s dream and every player’s goal is to make the NHL as fast as possible, and that’s obviously my…

Coyotes Hire Tania Moreno as Senior Vice President of Marketing

Coyotes Hire Tania Moreno as Senior Vice President of Marketing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Monday, November 9, 2020GLENDALE, ARIZONA — Arizona Coyotes President & CEO Xavier Gutierrez announced today that the Coyotes have hired Tania Moreno as the team’s new Senior Vice President of Marketing. In her role, Moreno will oversee all marketing and social media for the club.Moreno joins the Coyotes from PetSmart where she served…

Kahun agrees to one-year, $975,000 contract with Oilers

Kahun agrees to one-year, $975,000 contract with Oilers

Dominik Kahun agreed to a one-year, $975,000 contract with the Edmonton Oilers on Monday.”I’m very excited to join the Oilers,” Kahun told the Oilers NOW podcast. “I hope we can start play as soon as possible. I’m super excited and very happy it worked out like that.”The 25-year-old forward, who was an unrestricted free agent…

Hutchinson signs two-year contract with Maple Leafs

Hutchinson signs two-year contract with Maple Leafs

Michael Hutchison signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday. It has an average annual value of $725,000 at the NHL level.The 30-year-old goalie was 5-9-1 with a 3.47 goals-against average, .888 save percentage and one shutout in 16 games (12 starts) with the Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche last season.Hutchinson…