Fred Sasakamoose, one of the first Indigenous players in the National Hockey League, has died after fighting COVID-19. Sasakamoose's son, Neil, said in a video posted on Facebook that his father died Tuesday in Prince Albert. ''This COVID virus just did so much damage into his lungs, he just couldn't keep responding, his body just couldn't keep up,'' Neil Sasakamoose said in the video.
Johnny Boychuk's contract going to LTIR should give the New York Islanders enough salary cap space to re-sign Mathew Barzal and finish building the rest of their roster for this season.
Jaromir Jagr used to think Ovechkin had no chance at breaking Gretzky's goal record. He has since changed his mind.