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NHL sends players home – will shut down for 60 days

The NHL says it will shut down for a period of 60 days based on CDC guidelines in the fight against Coronavirus.Author: Associated Press, Adam BenigniPublished: 2:14 PM EDT March 16, 2020Updated: 2:14 PM EDT March 16, 2020

NEW YORK — NHL players have been told they can return home and self-isolate there until the end of March while hockey is on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic. This signals a significant update on the league’s potential timeline to resume the season. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced last week the season was on pause and did not provide more specifics.

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Eastern and Western NHL Conference Finals 2014 Coverage

Here is some of the latest post from around the league. What a run of playoff series thus far! Canada’s only team that made it into the playoff’s are still hanging on but struggling against the NY Rangers. Will they win on the road in NY tonight? Then in the west you have the LA Kings fighting hard against the reigning champion Blackhawks.

Jeff Carter leads Kings to 4-3 win over Blackhawks

 

NHL Eastern Conference finals: Injuries, suspensions give series an edge