Category Archives: NHL

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.

NHL Coyotes’ Gutierrez becomes NHL’s first Latino CEO

NHL Coyotes’ Gutierrez becomes NHL’s first Latino CEO

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Alex Meruelo made history last year by becoming the first Latino controlling owner in the NHL when he purchased the Arizona Coyotes. Meruelo made another bit of history on Monday, naming Xavier Gutierrez as the first Latino team president and CEO in NHL history. “I have known Xavier for many years…

NHL NHL finalizes playoff format as Penguins reveal positive test

NHL NHL finalizes playoff format as Penguins reveal positive test

The NHL unveiled the final details of its playoff format Thursday even as word came out that a ninth player tested positive for the coronavirus. Every playoff series will be a best-of-seven format after the initial qualifying round and teams will be reseeded throughout if the league is able to return with its 24-team plan…

NHL NHL finalizes playoff format: All best-of-seven after qualifying round, each re-seeded

NHL NHL finalizes playoff format: All best-of-seven after qualifying round, each re-seeded

The NHL unveiled the final details of its playoff format Thursday even as word came out that a ninth player tested positive for the coronavirus. Every playoff series will be a best-of-seven format after the initial qualifying round and teams will be reseeded throughout if the league is able to return with its 24-team plan this summer.…

NHL Recapturing team chemistry will be a challenge for NHL teams coming off hiatus

NHL Recapturing team chemistry will be a challenge for NHL teams coming off hiatus

Claude Giroux’s Philadelphia Flyers were the hottest team in the NHL back when hockey was still being played. That was more than two months ago, and their next game could be another two months away. He can’t predict how things might go if the season resumes. “I don’t know,” Giroux said. “Right now, everything’s unknown.” Among…

NHL NHL post-quarantine: Recapturing team chemistry a challenge

NHL NHL post-quarantine: Recapturing team chemistry a challenge

Claude Giroux’s Philadelphia Flyers were the hottest team in the NHL back when hockey was still being played. That was more than two months ago and their next game could be two more months away. He can’t predict how things might go if the season resumes. “I don’t know,” Giroux said. “Right now, everything’s unknown.”…