EAST MEADOW, N.Y. – New York Islanders defenceman Johnny Boychuk has decided to retire as a result of an eye injury sustained last season. The Islanders on Wednesday announced Boychuk’s decision to end his 13-year NHL career after the player had numerous and extensive medical exams. The 36-year-old Boychuk required stitches and plastic surgery after
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The Florida Panthers have signed forward Juho Lammikko to a one-year, two-way contract. Lammikko, 24, spent the 2019-20 season with Karpat in the Finnish elite league, ranking second on the team with 51 points (22 goals, 29 assists) in 57 games. A third-round pick by the Panthers in the 2014 NHL Draft, Lammikko spent three
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7:00 AM ET This Thursday is Thanksgiving, or as it’s known in the hockey community, “American Thanksgiving.” Which means it’s time for an annual tradition in this column: What we’re thankful for in hockey. As this is the 2020 edition of said tradition, I was a little concerned it would end up being slightly shorter
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Olivier Adam stopped 35 shots as the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada remained undefeated with a 2-1 victory over the Gatineau Olympiques on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play. Benjamin Corbeil beat goaltender Remi Poirier over the glove on a short-handed breakaway at 8:47 of the second period with the eventual winner, helping to extend Blainville-Boisbriand’s
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12:51 PM ET ESPN News Services The Columbus Blue Jackets said Tuesday that several players recently tested positive for COVID-19 while preparing for the new season and went into quarantine. The club has closed off-ice facilities at its training center as a precautionary measure and will keep them off-limits through the Thanksgiving holiday. NHL facilities
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