SJ - December 21, 2021
The NHL announced on Twitter on Tuesday night that the season was being put on pause due to a rise in positive COVID-19 cases in the league. The pause will be in effect until December 26th when players are to report back to their teams for testing.
The @NHL and @NHLPA have agreed to begin the Holiday Break after Tuesday’s games. Practices will resume on Dec. 26 and the League’s regular-season schedule will resume on Dec. 27. https://t.co/0Bmu8dlZ1M pic.twitter.com/JHbxtzMX6D
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) December 21, 2021
This is supposed to be a league filled with the toughest athletes in the world? The NHL is sending their players home to gather indoors with their families. Smart, especially considering this is a virus that spreads primarily in....oh wait a minute....
Let's hope the rest of the professional sports leagues don't follow the NHL's idiotic lead. There's no reason for pauses or suspensions of play.
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