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2026 NHL All-Star Weekend

New York Islanders to Host 2026 NHL All-Star Weekend

The New York Islanders will host the 2026 NHL All-Star Weekend at UBS Arena, the National Hockey League announced on Sunday after the Stadium Series doubleheader at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Additional information including dates will be announced at a later date. The 2026 NHL All-Star Weekend will mark the second time […]

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Canada forward Sidney Crosby, left, scores a goal past Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist during the second period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. It was the last time NHL players participated in the Olympics. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NHL Players will Return to Olympic Winter Games in 2026

The best hockey players in the world will again participate in the Winter Olympic Games, beginning with the 2026 Games in Milano-Cortina, Italy, the National Hockey League announced, as well as adding another international event to the calendar that will see an exclusive group of nations participate. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made the announcement in […]

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The Sphere in Las Vegas will host the 2024 NHL Draft. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

NHL Plans 2024 at Las Vegas Sphere, Floats 2025 International Tournament

Commissioner Gary Bettman said the National Hockey League will hold its 2024 draft at the Sphere in Las Vegas and could organize a four-nation, in-season tournament in 2025. Bettman revealed details of his future plans Tuesday during Day 2 of the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Seattle. The draft would be held in late […]

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Toronto Maple Leafs to Host 2024 NHL All-Star Weekend

The Toronto Maple Leafs will host the 2024 NHL All-Star Weekend at Scotiabank Arena, the National Hockey League announced on Saturday before the 2023 All-Star Game in Florida. The midseason showcase will include the NHL All-Star Skills on February 2, 2024 and the All-Star Game on February 3, 2024. “We are thrilled to bring the Honda […]

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Arizona Coyotes Officially Announce Plans to Play at Arizona State Arena

The Arizona Coyotes officially announced long-rumored plans to spend at least next season playing at Arizona State University’s new multi-purpose arena, making it the smallest venue in the NHL by far at approximately 5,000 seats. The Coyotes will play all home games at the venue from 2022-23 through the 2024-25 NHL season with an additional […]

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NHL Announces 2022-2023 Outdoor Events in Boston and Raleigh; 2023 All-Star Game in Florida

Fenway Park in Boston and Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, will host outdoor games next season while Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will host the 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend, the league announced during its 2022 All-Star festivities in Las Vegas. The Florida Panthers will host the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend at FLA Live Arena in […]

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Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86) celebrates his goal with teammates Brendan Smith (7), Maxime Lajoie (42) and Nino Niederreiter (21) during the second period of an NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres in Raleigh, North Carolina, on December 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

NHL Players Concerned About Beijing’s COVID Protocols

One of the spotlight events for the upcoming 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, the return of NHL players to the men’s hockey competition, has been overshadowed the past week by another team shutdown and questions from several players about what China has planned for potential positive tests. The realization that — according to China’s […]

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