NHL reschedules 98 games postponed due to COVID-19
The NHL plans to reschedule 98 games that were postponed due to COVID-19-related issues.
The shifts in the schedule would result in 95 games being played between Feb. 7 and Feb. 22, a period that originally was to serve as a break for the league coinciding with the Winter Olympics.
The league announced last month that players won’t participate in the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics amid COVID-19 concerns.
“We are profoundly grateful to our fans for their support and understanding during a challenging time, and to our clubs, the NHL Players’ Association and the players for their cooperation in a rescheduling of unprecedented logistical complexity,” League Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said in a statement.
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