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NHL sends players home – will shut down for 60 days

The NHL says it will shut down for a period of 60 days based on CDC guidelines in the fight against Coronavirus.Author: Associated Press, Adam BenigniPublished: 2:14 PM EDT March 16, 2020Updated: 2:14 PM EDT March 16, 2020

NEW YORK — NHL players have been told they can return home and self-isolate there until the end of March while hockey is on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic. This signals a significant update on the league’s potential timeline to resume the season. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced last week the season was on pause and did not provide more specifics.

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Stadium Series outdoor Avs game ‘the worst experience’

Hours of traffic, chaotic parking and food shortages made for a frustrating night, according to some upset fans.Author: Dacia Johnson (9NEWS)Published: 5:49 PM MST February 16, 2020Updated: 10:06 PM MST February 16, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The NHL Stadium Series outdoor hockey game on Saturday between the Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings had some uh, “hiccups,” if you will – and none of it had to do with the game itself other than the fact that the Avs lost.

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A proposal for the 2019 NHL Champs St. Louis Blues to have a hockey-themed restaurant in the local airport.

A render of the proposed Blues Restaurant at St. Louis Airport

POSTED 4:20 PM, SEPTEMBER 4, 2019, BY STAFF WRITER

HMSHost has proposed to build a new St. Louis Blues themed restaurant, the Blue Note Bar and Grill, to replace the Chili’s in Terminal 2.  The St. Louis Blues are the defending NHL Champions and are hosting the NHL All-Star Game in January 2020.

In addition, HMSHost will also bring a new concept to Terminal 1’s C Concourse and upgrades and refurbishments other spots. 

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NHL Power Ranking: Bruins, Flames, Sharks all move in the Top 5.

So much movement with so little time left.

That’s the story of the latest NHL Power Rankings, which arrive just weeks ahead of the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and feature yet another significant shuffling of the top five — er, the top four behind this season’s longstanding front-runner, the Tampa Bay Lightning.

No one is catching Tampa (and no one’s been able to for a long, long time), but that doesn’t mean the contenders right behind the Lightning are done climbing the standings. As we sit in mid-March, in fact, you might be able to make the case for at least a half-dozen teams as the No. 2 to Tampa. No joke

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Sharks, Jets, Islanders drop two spots each; Wild enter power rankings

  • Tampa Bay Lightning (49-11-4)
  • Boston Bruins (37-17-9)
  • Calgary Flames (41-16-7)
  • San Jose Sharks (37-19-8)
  • Toronto Maple Leafs (39-20-4)
  • Winnipeg Jets (37-22-4)
  • Nashville Predators (37-24-5)
  • New York Islanders (36-19-7)

Malkin Reaches 1,000 NHL points

The 32-year-old center has 391 goals and 609 assists in 848 games with the Penguins, who selected him with the No. 2 pick in the 2004 NHL Draft. He is the 88th player in NHL history to reach 1,000 points, the first since Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin on Nov. 30, 2017

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Evengi Malkin new milestone 1,000 Points in NHL

“Like, finally. Last couple weeks I’m a little bit nervous,” Malkin said. “It’s like a little bit slow, but it’s finally over, 1,000. I breathe normally. Thanking my teammates. Special day for my family, my friends.”

Malkin assisted on a power-play goal by Sidney Crosby in the second period and on a power-play goal by Phil Kessel in the third.

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Washington Capitals Win Cup In VEGAS!! NOW WHAT???

June 8

 Four minutes to 2 a.m., down a few buttons on his pink button-down and high on a cocktail of athletic glory, Stella Artois, life itself and God-knows-what-other-liquids, Alex Ovechkin danced on the Hakkasan stage as confetti rained and lasers flashed, a few feet from both his friend Tiesto and the Stanley Cup, singing along to a pulsing, EDM version of The Outfield’s “Your Love.”

Well, what would you do in his shoes?

First, the Washington Capitals won the NHL championship Thursday night. And then, as their red-rocking fans were passing out in a fit of euphoria back East, they took full advantage of the location in which they claimed the franchise’s first Stanley Cup. They hit the club, prize in hand, and they partied.

READ & SEE how Ovechkin & the Capitals PARTIED in Sin City!!

 

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Tampa Bay Lightning fans can get free Chick-fil-A chicken biscuits Thursday

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 Author: Mark Bergin

TAMPA BAY, Fla. – Tampa Bay Lightning fans wearing team gear will receive free Chick-fil-A chicken biscuits on Thursday morning.

There is a limit of one chicken biscuit per Lightning fan. No other purchase is necessary.

Chick-fil-A is offering the playoff perk until 10:30 a.m. Thursday at participating restaurants in Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties.

 

Only catch –   There is a limit of one chicken biscuit per Lightning fan.

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