NHL

8:32 PM ET The New York Rangers are investigating how prospect K’Andre Miller’s video chat with fans was “hijacked” by racial slurs directed towards the African-American player. Miller, 20, took part in a video Q&A on Zoom that was limited to 500 participants on Friday afternoon. With about 150 fans streaming the chat, the comments
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9:00 PM ET Associated Press San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson isn’t ready to remove the interim head coach tag from Bob Boughner‘s title yet. Noting the Sharks’ season is not officially over with the NHL on hiatus due to the coronavirus, Wilson voiced his support by saying Boughner has the edge in taking
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5:49 PM ET ESPN News Services The Ottawa Senators are making temporary layoffs and salary reductions because of COVID-19. The team’s parent company says the full-time workforce will be reduced starting Sunday, when the NHL club’s season was originally scheduled to end. Those not laid off could be placed on furlough. Others could have their
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6:47 PM ET ESPN News Services Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel has purchased 5,000 personal protective equipment masks to be distributed to local hospitals dealing with shortages as a result of the coronavirus. Eichel purchased the masks from Bauer Hockey, which has shifted its production from making sports equipment during the pandemic. “Thank you to
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9:55 PM ET Associated Press San Jose Sharks president Jonathan Becher said Tuesday the team made the best decision with the information at the time when it played three home games following a recommendation by the county against large gatherings in early March. Santa Clara County issued a recommendation on March 5 that mass gatherings
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7:02 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Tyler Madden has signed a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings. The forward recently completed his sophomore season at Northeastern University before signing Monday with L.A. Madden was originally selected by the Vancouver Canucks in third round of the 2018 draft, but the Kings acquired his
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10:27 PM ET NEW YORK — James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers, has tested positive for the coronavirus, his NBA team said in a statement on Saturday night. The Knicks said that Dolan, 64, is experiencing “little to no symptoms” and is self-isolating. He is the first U.S.
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2:25 PM ET Connor McDavid likes where the NHL paused its 2019-20 regular season due to the coronavirus pandemic. His Edmonton Oilers would be in the playoffs, and have home ice advantage in a first-round series against their rivals, the Calgary Flames. “I think (the standings) look pretty good right now,” he joked in a
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3:38 PM ET If the NHL were to resume play this season, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby wouldn’t mind skipping right to the postseason. Of course, it helps that the Capitals and Penguins were in first place and third place in the Metropolitan Division, respectively, when the NHL paused play on March 12. “I’d rather
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