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10:27 PM ET NEW YORK — James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers, has tested positive for the coronavirus, his NBA team said in a statement on Saturday night. The Knicks said that Dolan, 64, is experiencing “little to no symptoms” and is self-isolating. He is the first U.S.
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1:35 PM ET A second Colorado Avalanche player has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced Saturday. The player, who was not identified, is in self-isolation and the team said no other players or staff members have shown symptoms of the coronavirus. On Thursday, the Avalanche said another player had tested positive but already recovered
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2:25 PM ET Connor McDavid likes where the NHL paused its 2019-20 regular season due to the coronavirus pandemic. His Edmonton Oilers would be in the playoffs, and have home ice advantage in a first-round series against their rivals, the Calgary Flames. “I think (the standings) look pretty good right now,” he joked in a
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3:38 PM ET If the NHL were to resume play this season, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby wouldn’t mind skipping right to the postseason. Of course, it helps that the Capitals and Penguins were in first place and third place in the Metropolitan Division, respectively, when the NHL paused play on March 12. “I’d rather
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7:20 AM ET The National Hockey League needs to cancel its remaining regular-season games. It brings me no pleasure to put this out there. We all want to see this season to its equitable completion; if there is a postseason, to have the previous five-and-a-half months boiled down to the points percentage variance between teams,
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6:26 PM ET Dallas Stars president Jim Lites and general manager Jim Nill have taken 50% cuts in salary while the NHL season is paused due to the coronavirus pandemic, Nill told ESPN on Wednesday. The salary cuts were voluntary and not related to any team staffing reductions. “As soon as this virus hit and
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6:03 PM ET Associated Press Alexis Lafreniere could never have envisioned ending his prolific junior hockey career in such an anticlimactic setting. There was no final buzzer, and the NHL’s projected top draft prospect was nowhere near an ice rink Wednesday. Lafreniere was instead sitting at home in suburban Montreal as he opened a conference
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5:30 PM ET With the 2019-20 season on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NHL on Wednesday postponed three upcoming events: the scouting combine in Buffalo, the NHL Awards in Las Vegas and the NHL draft in Montreal. The draft was scheduled for June 26-27 at Bell Centre, making its way to Montreal for
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5:00 PM ET ESPN News Services Delaware North, the New York-based company chaired by Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs, announced Wednesday that 150 members of the NHL team and employees at TD Garden will either be placed on temporary leave or will have their salaries reduced. Delaware North said the measures, due to the impact
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