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Why Utah Should Be an NHL Destination

By Brian Preece, Sports Writer October 13, 2021

  Salt Lake has been a two-professional-team town since Real Salt Lake joined MLS in 2005. Real was the first pro team to lay down roots in Utah since the Utah Jazz migrated from New Orleans to...

Frozen Fury ice rink at Vivint Arena on Sept. 30, 2021. (Photo by Cole Bagley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

NHL’s ‘Frozen Fury’ Game Showcases Utah’s Surprisingly Large Hockey Following

By Chase Mullin, Assistant Sports Editor October 4, 2021

  A unique, festive spectacle took place at the Vivint Arena on Thursday night: A National Hockey League game in Salt Lake City. The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 in the...

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The NHL Playoffs Bring a New Format as the First Round Gets Under Way

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer May 23, 2021

  The NHL playoffs provide some of the most entertaining sports moments on the planet. Playoff hockey is a totally different product from the games that take place in the regular season. It’s...

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Checking in on the Current NHL Division Standings

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor March 16, 2021

  As sports return to their first season following the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL is nearing its midway point of a 56-game schedule. With its redesigned schedule and new adjustments, the league...

Bagley’s Top 5 2020-2021 NHL Reverse Retro Jerseys

By Cole Bagley and Sammy Mora February 9, 2021

No. 5 Minnesota Wild The green and yellow are back on the ice in Minnesota as the Wild pay tribute to the former Minnesota North Stars. The North Stars were Minnesota’s hockey team from 1967-1993...

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Jensen’s Five Favorite Play by Play Announcers

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer October 26, 2020

  Earlier this month, Mike "Doc" Emerick retired. To me, there is no bigger hero. Very simply put, hockey was the first sport I ever remember watching — to be exact, it was the 2011 Stanley cup...

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Bagley’s Top Five Contenders for the Stanley Cup

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor July 17, 2020

  In less than three weeks, the NHL is set to return after nearly five months of being paused due to the coronavirus pandemic. As the league resumes, 24 teams will have a chance to make a run at...

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Several Pro Leagues Release Plans for Return to Play Amidst COVID-19

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor June 11, 2020

  For three months, stadiums and arenas across the country have remained empty in response to the pandemic COVID-19. But over the last few weeks, leagues around the nation such as the NWSL, NHL,...

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The Effects of COVID-19 on the World of Sports

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor April 15, 2020

  On Wednesday, March 11, the entire sports world came to a screeching halt. Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 and immediately the NBA season was postponed until further...

Canceled and Postponed: How the Coronavirus is Changing Sports

Canceled and Postponed: How the Coronavirus is Changing Sports

By Casey Overfield and Sammy Mora March 12, 2020

  If you were excited for classes to be canceled so that you could focus your time and energy on watching sports, then you’re out of luck. With the recently heightened concerns over COVID-19,...