Maple Leafs’ Jake Muzzin stretchered off with apparent neck injury

It was a scary scene at Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday afternoon as Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin was stretched off late in the third period. With Toronto on the penalty kill, the Blue Jackets’ Pierre-Luc Dubois cross-checked Muzzin from behind when he was about to go around the back of his own net. Muzzin went down on
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Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Penguins, Rangers, Oilers, Jets look to even up their series

Emily Kaplan is ESPN’s national NHL reporter. Day 2 of the NHL restart was just as exciting as the opener, as hockey fans were treated to fantastic goaltending performances, more upsets and a buzzer-beater. As we head to Game 2s of the qualification round, let it be known that teams that win Game 1 in
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Mark Scheifele, Patrik Laine reportedly doubtful for Jets-Flames Game 2

The Jets likely will be without two of their top forwards for Game 2 of their NHL qualifying round series Monday vs. the Flames.  Center Mark Scheifele and winger Patrik Laine are considered doubtful because of injuries, TSN’s Sara Orlesky reported late Sunday. Both were hurt in Winnipeg’s 4-1 loss to Calgary in Game 1 on Saturday.
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Avalanche beat Blues on Nazem Kadri’s goal with 0.1 seconds remaining

Nazem Kadri barely beat the clock, and because of that, the Avalanche are temporarily atop the NHL’s Western Conference. Kadri pushed in a rebound with 0.1 seconds remaining in the third period Sunday to beat the defending Stanley Cup champion Blues 2-1 in the league’s Edmonton bubble location. The power-play goal was confirmed after a video
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NHL’s tone on racism shifts with Matt Dumba’s pregame speech, Oilers-Blackhawks anthem

Earlier this week, the NHL was criticized in some circles and celebrated in others for not holding protests during the U.S. national anthem or addressing systemic racism in America head-on. But the league’s approach flipped Saturday afternoon when Wild defenseman Matt Dumba gave a stirring pregame speech about racism ahead of Oilers vs. Blackhawks and then knelt for
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NHL bubble, explained: A guide to the hub city rules, teams & schedule for Edmonton, Toronto

The NHL has reached the “play” portion of its Return to Play plan: games in two Canadian “hub cities” beginning Aug. 1. Teams reported to those cities July 26 and will remain in isolation for as long as they are required to be there. They played one exhibition game each prior to the start of the pre-Stanley
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NHL schedule 2020: Updated dates, times, TV channels for qualifying round & playoff games

The NHL is back. For the next three months or less, long-starved fans will be treated to playoff-caliber hockey from the confines of two Canadian bubbles with the hope the league can conclude the 2019-20 season in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you haven’t been paying attention since the NHL shut down March 11 (understandable, all things
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NHL fans are kneeling at home because players won’t protest during national anthem

Unlike their counterparts in other sports, NHL players have opted not to kneel in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement during their return to the ice this week. Some hockey fans are responding on social media with pictures of themselves kneeling at home after NHL players drew support from Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump.
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NHL to use fan videos with team-specific cheers

Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. NHL players will hear fans chanting “We Want The Cup!” during their postseason tournament — just not in person. The league’s teams began emailing season-ticket holders over the weekend, asking them to record 30-second clips of cheering on their players. The clips will be used during games played
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