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Legendary CBC play-by-play announcer Bob Cole passed away yesterday at the age of 90. He called games for five decades all the way until 2019. He typified excitement and wonder in hockey to many generations, a trait we dearly miss in the polished, stern tone nowadays. RIP, Mr. Cole.

Bob Cole, the play-by-play voice of countless NHL games, dies at 90 | CBC News
Bob Cole, whose voice and lively language were the Saturday night soundtrack to hockey games over a broadcasting career that spanned more than half a century, has died.

We got some clarity on William Nylander's injury status. His timeline for return is unknown.

Clarity on William Nylander’s status
Some clarity, at any rate.

More on Nylander's injury here, as well as quotes from the team.

‘More time, the better’: Maple Leafs working with Nylander to play Game 4
The schedule makers have bought the Toronto Maple Leafs the most precious playoff commodity of all: time and space. The extra day off could give William Nylander a chance to return for Game 4.

In PPP AD, the Florida Panthers are up 3-0 on Tampa Bay, and the Hurricanes are up 3-0 on the Islanders. Tonight we'll see NYR vs WSH, VAN vs NSH, COL vs WPG, and EDM vs LAK. The Rangers are up 2-0 over the happy-to-be-here Capitals, the other three series are tied.

PPP After Dark: Thursday edition
Take a break from worrying about the Leafs and talk about something else here while watching more hockey.

The 67s season is over and PWHL have a lot to play for so down goes the big logo at centre ice – the first PWHL team to get this!

The NHL are going to start announcing finalists for various trophies starting next Monday. Media Site

Various stakeholders are keeping the Coyotes amateur hockey organization alive in Arizona. A stable team will return to this market, of that I'm certain.

More exclusivity in sports broadcasting as Amazon gets Monday nights in Canada starting next season.

"The Prime Monday Night Hockey package, produced by Prime Video, will feature a new broadcast team offering in-depth analysis and play-by-play coverage, and stream live exclusively to Prime members in Canada."
Rogers signs deal with Amazon to stream NHL games on Prime Video
The NHL’s first streaming agreement will see 26 regular season games move from a traditional TV broadcaster to Amazon’s Prime Video
Prime Video to air NHL games in Canada on Mondays starting next season
Rogers Communications, Amazon and the NHL announced Thursday a two-year agreement to bring hockey fans in Canada Monday-night games exclusively on Prime Video.

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