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Bettman raises chance of NHL not completing regular season

For the first time since halting play four weeks ago, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman raised the possibility Tuesday of not completing the regular season in order to squeeze in time to award the Stanley Cup. Bettman also acknowledged during an interview with NBCSN the league is considering having games played at neutral sites in the event not all teams will be allowed into their home rinks. ”The best thing and the easiest thing would be if at some point we could complete the regular season and then go into the playoffs as we normally do,” he said.

NHL Oilers center Cave put into coma after brain bleed

Edmonton Oilers center Colby Cave was placed in a medically induced coma and admitted to a hospital critical care unit Tuesday after a brain bleed, the NHL club said Tuesday. Cave was admitted to Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto after first being taken to hospital in nearby Barrie, Oilers general manager Ken Holland said. “I talked to Colby’s wife (Emily) this morning,” Holland said.

Oilers’ Cave in medically induced coma after brain bleed

Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave has been placed in a medically induced coma after suffering a brain bleed. The Oilers said Tuesday on their Twitter account that the brain bleed happened overnight and that Cave was in the critical care unit at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital. A 25-year-old from Battleford, Saskatchewan, Cave scored once in 11 appearances with Edmonton this season.

New coach using NHL stoppage to study up on his Predators

John Hynes has only been head coach of the Nashville Predators since early January, so he’s trying to make up for some lost time with the NHL paused for the coronavirus pandemic and also make sure they’re ready whenever hockey resumes. A big part of that has been getting to know each of his Predators much, much better. “We’ve gone through every single player,” Hynes told reporters Monday.