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Alberta asks Trudeau to lift travel ban for NHL

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is asking Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, to set aside coronavirus-related travel restrictions to bolster Edmonton's chances of becoming an NHL hub city.

Take 5: NHL restart plan makes dollars and sense

There remain as many questions as answers as the NHL unveiled its return-to-play plan Tuesday, but give the league credit: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a road map is in place.

NHL announces 24-team return in July or later

The NHL will end its current hiatus with 24 teams resuming play in two hub cities as early as late July, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced in a video briefing on Tuesday.

NHL eyes voluntary small group training in Phase 2

The NHL and NHL Players' Association are targeting a date in early June for their transition to Phase 2 of their return to play initiative in a memo distributed to all teams and players late Sunday.

Canadian teams begin refund process for season ticketholders

All seven Canadian NHL teams have begun the process of refunding or offering rebates to their season ticketholders, an acknowledgment that hockey will not be returning to the country for the 2019-2020 season.

NHL union executive board approves 24-team proposal

The National Hockey League Players' Association executive board approved a proposal to resume the 2019-20 season with a 24-team, conference-based playoff format.

Report: NHL executive board to approve 24-team proposal

The executive board of the NHL Players' Association is expected to approve a playoff format featuring 24 teams in a conference-based setup, TSN's Bob McKenzie reported on Friday.

Report: NHL mulls return with 24-team playoffs

The NHL and NHL Players' Association are mulling a return to action this summer with a playoff format featuring 24 teams in a conference-based setup, SportsNet reported Wednesday night.

Big names legitimize new 3ICE hockey league

Professional three-on-three hockey soon will be played beyond NHL overtime, and the 3ICE League will bring Hall of Fame credentials when the puck drops in June 2021.

Senators winger Boedker signs with Swiss team

Ottawa Senators winger Mikkel Boedker signed a two-year deal with Swiss club HC Lugano, both sides announced Tuesday.

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