In one of the first major incidents involving an official since the Tim Donaghy scandal took over the NBA, the NHL finally had to bring the hammer down on a referee.
As the NHL prepares for its first regular season of the COVID-19 pandemic, the league’s players will have to quickly become accustomed to a new normal of sorts in 2021.
The NBA’s upcoming regular season will be a difficult puzzle to solve. Could the league use another bubble format in 2021 as a result?
After months of play inside the NHL’s bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto, the Stanley Cup Final finally has its two representatives from the Eastern and Western Conferences: the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Dallas Stars.
It only took three Game 7’s to get to this point, but the NHL’s postseason has finally reached the Conference Finals, and four teams are set to vie for a spot in the Stanley Cup Final.
While the NHL’s “Day with the Cup” tradition was put on hold until the league’s bubble-based postseason is finished, sports card collectors decided to make their own fun to celebrate their love of hockey.
Back in July, 24 teams entered the NHL’s bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto. A few weeks later, 16 remained, and the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs officially began. And then, there were eight.
After Qualifying Round series and round-robin play, the first round of the 2020 NHL playoffs is finally underway.
What if the rumored deal to send NBC’s Al Michaels to ESPN had gone through? What if there was a “trade deadline” of sorts for networks to shake things up and rework their broadcast teams?
Out of the 24 squads taking over the NHL’s bubbles in both Edmonton and Toronto, Canada has a 25-percent representation. Could one of them win it all?
After what felt like a successful opening weekend for the 2020 MLB season, baseball fans felt that everything was back to normal, with just a few hiccups as it relates to positive COVID-19 tests.
Release the Kraken!
In a historic announcement on July 23, 2020, the newest and 32nd NHL franchise finally got its new name: the Seattle Kraken.
Based on the current timelines and banking on a positive mindset, here’s an idea for a potential calendar for the next year to get things back on track across the sports world.
In a world full of digital options for streaming sports or simulating games, there are a few different means for fans to consider to fill the void over the next few months.