January 29, 2022

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The coronavirus has paralyzed the entire NHL. The administration boycotted the season

Yesterday 07:32

The NHL hockey board decided to boycott the season and postpone all games that were on the program for the 22-25 period. December. The reason is the increase in cases of coronavirus.

On Monday, it was reported from outside that the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Montreal Canadiens were the eighth and ninth NHL clubs where the league has suspended hockey. The management of the competition indefinitely postponed Buffalo’s match with Columbus, which was scheduled to be played on Tuesday night, and then the duel of Pittsburgh and New Jersey the next day.

“After consulting with the players’ union, the remaining matches on December 22 and 23 have been postponed indefinitely and all team activities have been suspended from December 22 to 25.” Report nhl.com.

The spreading coronavirus has affected several teams in recent days. The league had previously postponed Colorado, Florida, Calgary, Nashville and Boston, with Detroit and Toronto joining the list of clubs on Sunday. Meetings during which teams must cross the Canada-US border have been postponed.

The NHL has so far had to postpone 49 games, 44 of which have been in the past seven days. Liam O’Brien, Brendan Smith, Calvin de Haan, William Lagesson, Darnell Nurse, Mike Hoffman, Kevin Hayes, Brent Burns and Adam Larsson have been added to the pandemic list. After a short break, players will be able to come to the team’s facilities on December 26 with a negative test.