Jan 28, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA; Atlantic Division forward Nikita Kucherov (86) of the Tampa Bay Lightning scores his third goal of the game on Metropolitan Division goalie Braden Holtby (70) of the Washington Capitals during the 2018 NHL All Star Game at Amalie Arena.
Photo by Cody Glenn/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images A third NHL player has tested positive for COVID-19. Yesterday, some NHL players held a conference call, discussing the unexpected pause and sharing their thoughts on a potential restart of the season.
Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images Teams continue to sign their prospects and the Lightning players pay back into the community For some reason, when searched for draft related photos to headline this post, a picture of Vinny Prospal and Alex Cejka playing golf in 2005 popped up.
Scott Thomas Photography The season may not be officially over, but it’s never too early to hand out virtual trophies. As of right now, the AHL continues to hold out hope that the 2019-20 season will continue.
Photo by Peter Kovalev\TASS via Getty Images Alberta was busy. Over the weekend, the Alberta teams did some work on their prospect depth. First, the Oilers signed 2019 2nd round pick Raphael Lavoie to an entry level contract.
The 2019-20 NHL season will go down as one of the weirdest in league history. With the coronavirus halting play and no timetable for a return, there’s a real possibility that the league will not be able to finish out the season, or worse, crown the next Stanley Cup Champion.