NHL News: Edmonton Oilers, Lukas Reichel, Arizona Coyotes, NHL Playoffs Updates

2024-04-19 05:27:43

From: April 19, 2024 8:01 am

Die Edmonton Oilers met in the first round of the NHL– Playoffs like in the last two years on the Los Angeles Kings. Lukas Reichel will not be at the World Cup and the Arizona Coyotes playing in Utah soon.

The 1:5 of the Edmonton Oilers in the final main round game of the North American Professional Ice Hockey League at the Colorado avalanche irrelevant to the playoffs, the stars around Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid were not used at all Thursday night (April 18, 2024 / local time). But it was unclear who the Canadian team would face.

With a 5:4 after extra time against the Chicago Blackhawksfor whom Lukas Reichel scored 1-0, they drew Kings in the table still by Vegas Golden Knights over. The team from Las Vegas lost Anaheim Ducks 1:4 and now face the Dallas Stars.

Nico Sturm, on the other hand, was dealing with his San Jose Sharksthe worst team this season, at the Calgary Flames give up At 1:5, the runner-up world champion remained without a goal.

Reichel plays in the AHL

The national ice hockey player Lukas Reichel is not available for Germany for the World Cup tournament in the Czech Republic. The Chicago Blackhawks forward will instead play for them in the playoffs Rockford IceHogs in the second class AHL.

The American media initially had it before the last game of the season against Los Angeles Kings referring to Reichel’s trainer, Luke Richardson reported. “It’s definitely disappointing, as a German player I think you always want to play for the national team. That’s why it’s not easy,” Reichel later said and confirmed.

Reichel has a mixed one NHL-Season behind and had to work for the development team for the last few months Blackhawks walk up

Arizona Coyotes move to Utah

The NHL has a team in starting next season Salt Lake City. All players, coaches and other employees of the Arizona Coyotes move and will be stateside from the 2024/2025 season Utah at home. The NHL announced it.

In contrast to comparable movements by others Sports franchises In American sports, however, the move also means a hard break and a move away from the name Coyotes – the marketing rights remain with the previous owner Alex Meruelo.

During the negotiations, Meruelo secured the chance to build a new team in Arizona. The prerequisite for this is that there is an arena that meets NHL requirements within five years.

The new team will initially only Utah The new owners, who also own the NBA team, are looking for an additional name Utah Jazz heard, and want to take their time with it.

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