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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Outlines Plan For 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Draft Lottery

1 day ago   |   Forbes   |   5 articles

On Tuesday, the NHL became the first major North American sport to unveil a return-to-play plan when commissioner Gary Bettman outlined details of a summer 24-team Stanley Cup...
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NHL will announce its plans for a return today

2 days ago   |   NBC Sports   |   4 articles

The NHL is moving closer to a return, so close that the league will announce its plans today. Via Mark J. Burns of Sports Business Daily, Commissioner Gary Bettman will...
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Unlike Bill Simmons' NBA Theory, A Coronavirus Condensed Season Doesn't Boost Young NHL Teams

2 days ago   |   Forbes

When the NHL returns from its Covid-19 hiatus, it looks like the league will be tasked with playing its new schedule in a compressed timeframe. Does a condensed schedule favor...
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Overwatch League 2020 Week 16: Shanghai Dragons Top Plays, May Melee Prize Money

3 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

There have only been eight best-of-seven reverse sweeps in professional sports history. Four in the NHL and one apiece in the MLB, Finnish Elite League, Kontinental Hockey...
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NHL's 24-team playoffs pit the Chicago Blackhawks against Edmonton Oilers, creating an incredible turn of events for a team that faced long postseason odds

4 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Some observers contend that the Chicago Blackhawks' standing as a big TV market played a role in the playoff proposal.
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What Now? NHL Players Cautiously Endorse 24-Team Return-To-Play Stanley Cup Format Plan

5 days ago   |   Forbes

Summer hockey moved one step closer to reality on Friday after the NHL Players' Association's Executive Board authorized continued negotiations with the NHL on a 24-team plan...
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NHL And SAP Deliver Surprises And Support To ‘Most Valuable Teacher' Joan Kilban

7 days ago   |   Forbes

Joan Kilban received virtual congratulations from Boston Bruins forward Charlie Coyle and a group of her students when she was named the NHL's first-ever 'Most Valuable Teacher.'
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Apple's purchase of NextVR aligns with its long-term ambitions to become a major player in the XR ecosystem

Apple's purchase of NextVR aligns with its long-term ambitions to become a major player in the XR ecosystem

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

The iPhone-maker's latest purchase signals that Apple is banking on live events like sports and concerts to edge deeper into the XR ecosystem. Apple reportedly spent around...
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NHL Teams Are Utilizing Esports To Keep Fans Engaged During Coronavirus Pandemic

14 days ago   |   Forbes

NHL teams like the New Jersey Devils are using esports like NHL 20 to engage and interact with their fans while the coronavirus pandemic has the league on pause.
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NHL's New ‘Who Wore It Best?' Show Is Set To Spark Debate Among Hockey Fans

15 days ago   |   Forbes

As the NHL continues to work toward a plan for a return to game action and completing the 2019-20 season, this week the league is launching another new weekly program, with...
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