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JONES: Hub Cities brilliant for all except local teams so far
In Toronto and Edmonton, of course, it has the potential to be one of those “Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?” deals. But for openers, the NHL’s ‘Return To Play’ Hub City summer Stanley Cup playoffs have been ...
JONES: Oilers not prepared to play in Game 1 against Blackhawks
The Edmonton Oilers entered Rogers Place Saturday afternoon wearing facemasks. If there had been any fans there, the fans would have left wearing nose plugs. How do you wait 142 days to return to play against a playoff opponent that had been ...
Keselowski prevails in New Hampshire
EditorsNote: writethru, adds quotes NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski, who is in the final year of his contract with Team Penske, has said several times over the last couple of weeks that he is not sure where he will end up in 2021. But on ...
JONES: Remote broadcasts the next best thing for Oilers voice Jack Michaels
The broadcast booth is 10.9 kilometres away from the Stanley Cup logo at centre ice in Rogers Place. Play-by-play man Jack Michaels and colour commentator Bob Stauffer will call Game 1 of the Chicago-Edmonton best-of-five ‘Play-In-Series ...
JONES: Expect Koskinen to start in Oilers net against Chicago
If you had a goaltender with a 50-24 record, complete with an impressive 1.64 goals-against average and an equally imposing .936 save percentage in the playoffs, would you start the guy? That’s the post-season goaltending line on Mikko Koskinen ...
JONES: Blackhawks rookie Dach looking to dig in against hometown Oilers
The only time the Chicago Blackhawks played in Edmonton this season, there was a curious sight to behold after the game. There were dozens and dozens of fans who stayed around to visit with their man of the match when it was over. And, no, ...
JONES: NHL gets it right with Hub Cities in Return to Play format
The complete contrast is impossible to ignore. On one hand you have baseball where they are trying to pretend it’s near normal and insist on flying teams from city to city for home and away games as usual despite the raging pandemic in the U.S. ...
JONES: Hub city a homecoming for Edmonton-area NHLers
Tyson Jost was temped to hold up a cardboard sign in the window of the thoroughly disinfected bus on which he and his Colorado Avalanche teammates travelled from their chartered aircraft to the Edmonton’s Hub City bubble Sunday: ‘Honk for the ...
JONES: NHL commissioner Bettman happy betting on Edmonton
It was October of 2011 when I joined then-Edmonton mayor Stephen Mandel on an Air Canada flight with a connection to New York. At the same time, owner Daryl Katz and several members of his Edmonton Oilers entourage were flying on his private jet ...
JONES: Get ready for hub hockey overload
The stunning staging setup the NHL has created and revealed for the presentation of the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs in advance of Sunday’s opening of Hub City has an opportunity to be as much of an attraction as the action. If the NHL and NHL ...