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Calgary Flames' Johnny Gaudreau, centre, celebrates his goal with teammates during second period NHL hockey action against the Vancouver Canucks in Calgary, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. Just three games into a condensed season, the Calgary Flames are already on a break. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

After a strong start, Calgary Flames get early breather in short NHL season

After a strong start, Calgary Flames get early breather in short NHL season

 

Edmonton Oilers centre Leon Draisaitl (29) hits Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Zach Hyman (11) during first period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Oilers’ Draisaitl scores winner as showdown with Maple Leafs fails to live up to hype

Oilers’ Draisaitl scores winner as showdown with Maple Leafs fails to live up to hype

 

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ian Cole, front, picks up the puck as St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn defends durg the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

NHL pulls microchipped ‘tracking’ pucks 6 days into season

The first 44 games were played with the ‘tracking’ pucks

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Montreal Canadiens down Edmonton Oilers 3-1, sweep series

Montreal Canadiens down Edmonton Oilers 3-1, sweep series

Johnny Gaudreau’s goal and assist paces Flames to 5-2 victory over Canucks

Johnny Gaudreau’s goal and assist paces Flames to 5-2 victory over Canucks

Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Mitchell Marner (16) scores on an empty net and takes a hit from Winnipeg Jets defenceman Neal Pionk (4) during third period of action in Toronto on Monday, January 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Toronto Maple Leafs ride dominant second period to down Winnipeg Jets 3-1

Toronto Maple Leafs ride dominant second period to down Winnipeg Jets 3-1

Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Mitchell Marner (16) scores on an empty net and takes a hit from Winnipeg Jets defenceman Neal Pionk (4) during third period of action in Toronto on Monday, January 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Collin Delia (60) makes a save after Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) fell down during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Stamkos, Palat lift Lightning over Blackhawks again

Stamkos, Palat lift Lightning over Blackhawks again

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Collin Delia (60) makes a save after Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) fell down during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tkachuk, Senators down Maple Leafs 5-3 in 1st game in 10 months

Tkachuk, Senators down Maple Leafs 5-3 in 1st game in 10 months

Washington Capitals' Jakub Vrana (13) is congratulated for his goal during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Vanecek makes 28 saves in NHL debut, Capitals sweep Sabres

Vanecek makes 28 saves in NHL debut, Capitals sweep Sabres

Washington Capitals' Jakub Vrana (13) is congratulated for his goal during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29) and Kyle Connor (81) celebrate Laine’s goal during opening game first period NHL action against the Calgary Flames, in Winnipeg, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Laine scored his second goal of the game in overtime, and the Winnipeg Jets started their season with a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Laine’s three-point night earns Winnipeg Jets 4-3 OT win over Calgary Flames

Laine’s three-point night earns Winnipeg Jets 4-3 OT win over Calgary Flames

Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29) and Kyle Connor (81) celebrate Laine’s goal during opening game first period NHL action against the Calgary Flames, in Winnipeg, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Laine scored his second goal of the game in overtime, and the Winnipeg Jets started their season with a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour conducts drills during NHL hockey training camp in Morrisville, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover faces

Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover faces

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour conducts drills during NHL hockey training camp in Morrisville, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Rielly scores winner, Leafs beat Habs 5-4 in OT

Rielly scores winner, Leafs beat Habs 5-4 in OT

Winnipeg Jets' Sami Niku (8) defends against Nikolaj Ehlers (27) during scrimmage at their NHL training camp practice in Winnipeg on January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Jets, Canucks face potential COVID issues as NHL season gets underway

Jets, Canucks face potential COVID issues as NHL season gets underway

Winnipeg Jets' Sami Niku (8) defends against Nikolaj Ehlers (27) during scrimmage at their NHL training camp practice in Winnipeg on January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Vancouver Canucks right wing Brock Boeser (6), centre Elias Pettersson (40) and centre Bo Horvat (53) take part in a team training camp in Vancouver, Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

‘We’ve got to back that up’: Playoff run raises the bar for Vancouver Canucks

‘We’ve got to back that up’: Playoff run raises the bar for Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks right wing Brock Boeser (6), centre Elias Pettersson (40) and centre Bo Horvat (53) take part in a team training camp in Vancouver, Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Taxi! NHL taxi squads to help teams stay on ice in pandemic

Taxi! NHL taxi squads to help teams stay on ice in pandemic

Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) just misses the net against goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) during scrimmage at their NHL training camp practice in Winnipeg, Wednesday, January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Manitoba approves NHL in Winnipeg, clearing way for play across Canada

Manitoba approves NHL in Winnipeg, clearing way for play across Canada

Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) just misses the net against goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) during scrimmage at their NHL training camp practice in Winnipeg, Wednesday, January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas watches during NHL training camp ahead of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs in Toronto on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

NHL GMs unsure what pandemic will mean for ability to trade in-season

NHL GMs unsure what pandemic will mean for ability to trade in-season

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas watches during NHL training camp ahead of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs in Toronto on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Montreal Canadiens players listen to head coach Claude Julien during a practice in Brossard, Que. on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The Canadiens will be able to play home games despite the Quebec government's imposition of a curfew imposed in the hopes of curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the province.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Montreal Canadiens can play home games during Quebec curfew

Montreal Canadiens can play home games during Quebec curfew

Montreal Canadiens players listen to head coach Claude Julien during a practice in Brossard, Que. on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The Canadiens will be able to play home games despite the Quebec government's imposition of a curfew imposed in the hopes of curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the province.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Montreal Canadiens players listen to head coach Claude Julien during a practice in Brossard, Que. on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The Canadiens will be able to play home games despite the Quebec government's imposition of a curfew imposed in the hopes of curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the province.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Ontario will allow Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators to play at home this season

Ontario will allow Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators to play at home this season

Montreal Canadiens players listen to head coach Claude Julien during a practice in Brossard, Que. on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The Canadiens will be able to play home games despite the Quebec government's imposition of a curfew imposed in the hopes of curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the province.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) takes a break during scrimmage at their NHL training camp practice in Winnipeg, Wednesday, January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Manitoba confident Winnipeg Jets can play at home, while Ontario silent on NHL plans

Manitoba confident Winnipeg Jets can play at home, while Ontario silent on NHL plans

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) takes a break during scrimmage at their NHL training camp practice in Winnipeg, Wednesday, January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods