NHL COVID-19 Tracker: The League Has Postponed Cross-Border Games Until December 23, And Some Teams Have Now Shut Down


The NHL, as other North American games associations, is doing combating COVID-19 episodes across products groups as of Wednesday. Almost two years into the pandemic, even with boundless inoculations and severe conventions set up, COVID is vigorously influencing hockey.

On Sunday the NHL reported that it would proceed with the standard season as booked, yet would keep on closing down groups encountering COVID flare-ups dependent upon the situation for the present, however that all games that require cross boundary travel between the United States and Canada will be suspended through the start of the association’s vacation break. That influences 12 games that should be rescheduled for later in the season.

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At present, the Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers, Boston Bruins, Nashville Predators, Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs all have their seasons deferred through the association’s vacation break because of episodes inside their groups.

As the circumstance keeps on heightening, the NHL and NHLPA likewise reported an update to its COVID-19 conventions to be seen through at minimum January 7. The association will continue day by day testing for players and mentors, and conceivably execute extra pre-game testing “dependent upon the situation” in case of a COVID flare-up inside a group.

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