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NHL Notebook: Boudreau finally gets valuable practice time with Canucks

NHL Notebook: Boudreau finally gets valuable practice time with Canucks

Bruce Boudreau took advantage of something he hasn't had much of since being hired to coach the Vancouver Canucks. Time.

Laval denied chance to host AHL all-star event for second straight year due to COVID

LAVAL, Que. — The American Hockey League's All-Star Classic scheduled for early next year in Laval, Que., has been cancelled due to concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was originally scheduled for Feb.
Manchester United hires a second former member of Toronto FC's coaching staff

Manchester United hires a second former member of Toronto FC's coaching staff

TORONTO — Manchester United has added another former Toronto FC coach to its staff. Ewan Sharp, an assistant coach with the MLS team this season, has joined the iconic English Premier League side as an assistant coach/analyst.
Flames say there is 'no viable path' with Calgary to complete Event Centre project

Flames say there is 'no viable path' with Calgary to complete Event Centre project

CALGARY — The company that owns the NHL's Calgary Flames says it is backing out of the multimillion-dollar Event Centre arena complex project, citing unforeseen costs.

Man City player Mendy charged with another count of rape

CHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City player Benjamin Mendy has been charged with another count of rape.
'A little overkill': Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck not keen on NHL's schedule pause

'A little overkill': Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck not keen on NHL's schedule pause

Connor Hellebuyck isn't a fan of the NHL's latest move to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Crowds for world junior games cut in half amid Alberta's tightened restrictions

The world junior hockey championships are cutting crowd capacity in half for all games, after Alberta tightened restrictions amid the surging Omicron variant.
Alberta tightens COVID-19 rules, cuts capacity for world junior hockey games

Alberta tightens COVID-19 rules, cuts capacity for world junior hockey games

EDMONTON — Alberta is expanding vaccine eligibility, buying more COVID-19 rapid tests and imposing new capacity limits and rules in a battle against the wildfire-fast Omicron variant.
CP Source: NHL players not going to Beijing Olympics due to COVID-19 concerns

CP Source: NHL players not going to Beijing Olympics due to COVID-19 concerns

The NHL is pulling out of the Beijing Olympics. The joint decision by the league and NHL Players' Association comes amid COVID-19 concerns that have seen an explosion of cases and 45 games postponed since Dec.
Chris Jones hired as Edmonton Elks head coach and general manager

Chris Jones hired as Edmonton Elks head coach and general manager

EDMONTON — Chris Jones made it clear, over and over again, on Tuesday as he was introduced as the new coach and general manager of the Edmonton Elks — he intends to not only rebuild the football team, but entrench himself as one of the CFL’s greats.