How COVID-19 has impacted the 2021 NHL season so far

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:06 EDT From: ESPN.com

What’s going on with the Stars, Hurricanes and Capitals? Is the league protocol working? How do players and coaches on other teams feel?


Dallas Stars (finally) hit the ice after COVID shutdown

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:06 EDT From: ESPN.com

The Stars’ path back to the ice following a Stanley Cup Final loss was one of the strangest for any team in NHL history.


COVID game calls: Player quantity, not quality

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:06 EDT From: ESPN.com

The NHL is not postponing games based on the quality of players out, rather on the quantity of players out due to COVID isssues.


Jackets’ Dubois on benching: ’Out of my control’

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:05 EDT From: ESPN.com

Center Pierre-Luc Dubois was benched in the first period of a 3-2 overtime loss to the Lightning on Thursday.


Caps’ Ovechkin, 3 others out at least 4 games

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:05 EDT From: ESPN.com

Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov and Dmitry Orlov will miss at least the next four games for what Capitals coach Peter Laviolette said was a positive COVID-19 test and contact tracing.


Jets place Laine, Thompson on injured reserve

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

The Jets have placed forwards Patrik Laine (upper body) and Nate Thompson (lower body) on injured reserve.


Maple Leafs’ Thornton (fractured rib) out 4 weeks

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

Maple Leafs forward Joe Thornton has been placed on long-term injured reserve and will miss at least four weeks because of a fractured rib.


CBJ, Jets swap disgruntled stars Dubois, Laine

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

The Blue Jackets and Jets have completed a blockbuster trade to swap disgruntled stars as winger Patrik Laine is headed to Columbus while center Pierre-Luc Dubois has landed in Winnipeg.


Stars captain Benn misses practice after injury

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:03 EDT From: ESPN.com

Stars captain Jamie Benn, who injured his right leg when colliding with Nashville’s Viktor Arvidsson during Friday’s 7-0 win, didn’t practice Saturday, and coach Rick Bowness would not say if he’d play vs. the Predators on Sunday.


NHL Power Rankings: Every team’s biggest opening week surprise

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:02 EDT From: ESPN.com

Here’s our updated rundown of all 31 teams, plus a look at the player, position group or lineup decision that has shocked us.


Trade grades: Pierre-Luc Dubois and Patrik Laine swap teams

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:15:02 EDT From: ESPN.com

The disgruntled Columbus center and the disgruntled Winnipeg winger both get a refresh. Which team comes out ahead?


How COVID-19 has impacted the 2021 NHL season so far

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:07 EDT From: ESPN.com

What’s going on with the Stars, Hurricanes and Capitals? Is the league protocol working? How do players and coaches on other teams feel?


Dallas Stars (finally) hit the ice after COVID shutdown

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:07 EDT From: ESPN.com

The Stars’ path back to the ice following a Stanley Cup Final loss was one of the strangest for any team in NHL history.


COVID game calls: Player quantity, not quality

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:06 EDT From: ESPN.com

The NHL is not postponing games based on the quality of players out, rather on the quantity of players out due to COVID isssues.


Jackets’ Dubois on benching: ’Out of my control’

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:06 EDT From: ESPN.com

Center Pierre-Luc Dubois was benched in the first period of a 3-2 overtime loss to the Lightning on Thursday.


Caps’ Ovechkin, 3 others out at least 4 games

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:06 EDT From: ESPN.com

Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov and Dmitry Orlov will miss at least the next four games for what Capitals coach Peter Laviolette said was a positive COVID-19 test and contact tracing.


Jets place Laine, Thompson on injured reserve

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:05 EDT From: ESPN.com

The Jets have placed forwards Patrik Laine (upper body) and Nate Thompson (lower body) on injured reserve.


Maple Leafs’ Thornton (fractured rib) out 4 weeks

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:05 EDT From: ESPN.com

Maple Leafs forward Joe Thornton has been placed on long-term injured reserve and will miss at least four weeks because of a fractured rib.


CBJ, Jets swap disgruntled stars Dubois, Laine

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

The Blue Jackets and Jets have completed a blockbuster trade to swap disgruntled stars as winger Patrik Laine is headed to Columbus while center Pierre-Luc Dubois has landed in Winnipeg.


Stars captain Benn misses practice after injury

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:04 EDT From: ESPN.com

Stars captain Jamie Benn, who injured his right leg when colliding with Nashville’s Viktor Arvidsson during Friday’s 7-0 win, didn’t practice Saturday, and coach Rick Bowness would not say if he’d play vs. the Predators on Sunday.