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Professional Hockey Is Disrupted by Coronavirus

Like the N.F.L., the N.B.A. and college sports, professional hockey has run into a slew of postponements, undermanned rosters and cancellations as leagues pushed...

Could Tampa Bay Be the New Titletown?

Twenty-six straight losses in football. Acres of empty seats at Tropicana Field. A court order to seize the local N.H.L. team’s skates and other...

George Armstrong, Who Led Toronto to 4 Stanley Cup Titles, Dies at 90

“This kid’s got everything,” King Clancy, the Maple Leafs’ former star defenseman, was quoted as saying at the time. “He has size, speed, and...

After Much Different Bubble Stays, Rangers and Islanders Start New Year

After a short training camp and an out-of-place off-season, the Rangers and the Islanders will start their N.H.L. seasons by playing each other on...

N.H.L. Enters Another Abbreviated Season

The N.H.L. season will begin Wednesday with some drastic modifications to its format and at least one delayed opener because of the impact of...

One Division, Seven Canadian Teams and a Lot of Travel

Mike Johnson had just entered his third season with the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fall of 1998 when his team became the beneficiary...

John Muckler, Coach of an N.H.L. Dynasty, Dies at 86

John Muckler, who joined with Glen Sather as architects of the Edmonton Oilers’ five Stanley Cup championships from 1984 to 1990 and held coaching...

Top Prospects Take an Unconventional Path to the World Juniors

But even with tips and support from N.H.L. superstars, Brisson was a late bloomer. Thanks to a long-awaited growth spurt and a boost in...

On Video Calls, a Community Walks Through Hockey History

Kypreos, 54, let out a nervous laugh. “Uh, oh,” he said. “Look out.”Healy wanted to know how Keenan, 71, came up with the idea...

Upcoming N.H.L. Season Will Have Flashes of Other Difficult Eras

The season proceeded, with adjustments. Roster sizes were reduced from 15 to 14, and the league no longer required teams to dress a minimum...

Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews Is Out Indefinitely Because of Illness

Jonathan Toews, the Chicago Blackhawks’ center and team captain, announced on Tuesday that he would not join the team when it begins training camp...

N.H.L. and Players’ Union Reach Framework for 2020-21 Season

Protracted negotiations involving the N.H.L., its board of governors, the players’ union and several moving parts related to municipal, state, provincial and national protocols...

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Arrayed across a plateau on an island in the high Norwegian Arctic, the 100 geodesic domes of the Svalbard Satellite Station look like abstract...