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Lafreniere tops list of NHL draft-eligible prospects

Lafreniere tops list of NHL draft-eligible prospects

It makes little difference to Alexis Lafreniere when, where or how he’ll learn about being selected in the NHL draft.
Senators head coach D.J. Smith on California road trip: 'The fear hadn't set in'

Senators head coach D.J. Smith on California road trip: 'The fear hadn't set in'

D.J. Smith noticed something when his Ottawa Senators arrived in northern California last month. There weren't many people around. "At that point, no one knew what we know now," the team's rookie head coach recalled Wednesday.
NHLers reflect on league pause: 'All of a sudden someone turns the car off'

NHLers reflect on league pause: 'All of a sudden someone turns the car off'

Josh Morrissey figures he has more close friends on the Edmonton Oilers than any other rival NHL team.
Canadian junior star Lafreniere tops North America in final NHL draft rankings

Canadian junior star Lafreniere tops North America in final NHL draft rankings

NEW YORK — Alexis Lafreniere remained the top North American skater as the NHL released its final rankings for the 2020 draft Wednesday.
Oilers forward Colby Cave in medically-induced coma after suffering brain bleed

Oilers forward Colby Cave in medically-induced coma after suffering brain bleed

The Edmonton Oilers say forward Colby Cave is out of emergency surgery after suffering a brain bleed. The team posted on Twitter that doctors removed a colloid cyst that was causing pressure on Cave's brain on Tuesday.
Flames GM Brad Treliving does what he can to be ready for NHL reboot

Flames GM Brad Treliving does what he can to be ready for NHL reboot

CALGARY — Prefacing his hopes that the Calgary Flames return to the ice soon with the acknowledgment that pro hockey is not a societal priority right now, general manager Brad Treliving remains optimistic.
Bettman raises chance of NHL not completing regular season

Bettman raises chance of NHL not completing regular season

For the first time since halting play four weeks ago, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman raised the possibility Tuesday of not completing the regular season in order to squeeze in time to award the Stanley Cup.
Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe bingeing his own team during NHL pause

Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe bingeing his own team during NHL pause

TORONTO — Sheldon Keefe doesn't have Netflix and hasn't seen "Tiger King." In fact, when the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs heard about the cringe-inducing-but-can't-look-away series, he assumed it was a documentary about Tiger Woods.

Eighth NHL player, and third on Avalanche, tests positive for COVID-19

An eighth NHL player has tested positive for COVID-19. The league announced Tuesday that a third player from the Colorado Avalanche has the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Leafs sign Russian forward Alexander Barabanov to one-year, entry-level contract

Leafs sign Russian forward Alexander Barabanov to one-year, entry-level contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Alexander Barabanov to a one-year, entry-level contract for the 2020-21 campaign Tuesday. The 25-year-old had 11 goals and 20 points in 43 games with SKA St.