Blake Wheeler

No full shields for players; NHL talking off-ice protection


NHL players won’t be expected to wear full face shields if games resume this summer, though there could be plenty of covered faces around them. [more]

‘Long overdue’: White NHL players find their voice on racism

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NHL players have no sustained track record of speaking out on societal issues, perhaps part of the reticence that is generally found in hockey. [more]

NHL: Players can start voluntary group workouts next week


The NHL and NHL Players’ Association must still iron out health and safety protocols before moving ahead with training camps and games. [more]