Tag: 2021 NHL Season

The Vancouver Canucks have stopped playing and practicing as the team deals with the worst NHL COVID-19 outbreak yet this season. (Image: Rich Lam/Getty)

Canucks Pause Season After Majority of Roster Lands on COVID Protocol List

For most of the NHL season, the North Division – made up of only the seven Canadian teams in the league – avoided COVID-19-related issues far better than its American counterparts. But that situation changed dramatically over the past two weeks, and now the Vancouver Canucks have stopped playing indefinitely […]

The NHL has postponed the next four Montreal Canadiens games after two players on the team entered the COVID-19 protocol. (Image: Jean-Yves Ahern/USA Today Sports)

NHL COVID Issues Spill Into Canada as Montreal Canadiens Postpone Four Games

The Montreal Canadiens became the first Canadian team to postpone games in the NHL this season, as the team has shut down all activities through Sunday. The NHL announced that two Canadiens players are currently in the league’s COVID-19 protocol. Canadiens face hectic schedule after postponements On Monday, the Canadiens […]

The Tampa Bay Lightning will host the Chicago Blackhawks in one of five games on NHL Opening Day. (Image: Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times)

NHL Opening Day Odds: Lightning, Avalanche Favored in Home Openers

Two of the top contenders for the 2021 Stanley Cup are in action on Wednesday night, with both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Colorado Avalanche beginning their seasons at home on NHL Opening Day. The Lightning will play host to the Chicago Blackhawks, while the Avalanche will battle the […]

The Colorado Avalanche open the season as the favorite to win the 2021 Stanley Cup at all major sportsbooks. (Image: Jason Franson/AP)

Stanley Cup Odds: Colorado, Vegas Biggest Threats to Tampa Bay Title Defense

When the NHL season begins on Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning will look to fight their way back to a second straight title. But the defending champions won’t enter the season as the favorites to retain the trophy, according to the preseason Stanley Cup odds. Instead, the Colorado Avalanche will […]