Quebec’s Health Department says the Montreal Canadiens have made a request to increase capacity during home games at the Bell Centre.
There's little the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning haven't encountered during deep postseason runs five of the past seven years, but The New York Islanders have progressed enough to not feel like heavy underdogs in the Stanley Cup semifinals.
Montreal Canadiens interim head coach Dominique Ducharme says injured forward Jake Evans is progressing and will travel with the team to Vegas for the start of the Stanley Cup semifinals on Monday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 9 p.m. ET).
Akim Aliu has been pushing for change in the sport since 2019. He teamed up with eight other NHLers last June to form the Hockey Diversity Alliance. The group's goal is to "eradicate racism and intolerance in hockey." As the group hits the one-year anniversary mark, Aliu thinks it has made a difference.