NHL halts season due to coronavirus


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”pink” style=”shadow” border_width=”5″][vc_column_text]The leadership of the National hockey League (NHL) decided to stop the championship because of the coronavirus, reports the New York Post.

It is worth noting that the national basketball Association (NBA) season has been postponed in the United States. As well as the American Major League soccer (MLS) championship.

Many sporting events were canceled due to the coronavirus, an outbreak of which was recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019. According to the latest data, more than 4.5 thousand people died from the disease, and 68 thousand recovered. The total number of cases exceeded 124 thousand. The epicenter of the epidemic in Europe was Italy, where more than 12 thousand cases of infection were detected!

Earlier it was reported that the MLS championship was suspended due to a coronavirus.[/vc_column_text][vc_gallery interval=”3″ images=”407″ img_size=”611×320″][vc_column_text]NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman commented on the situation with the possible resumption of the National hockey League season, suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“We are currently considering any alternative that is possible. We study the possibilities of the calendar, evaluate what actions can be taken and what can not. Naturally, it is most likely that the season will last much longer than originally planned, – the official website of the League quotes Bettman.

— At the moment, we are trying to understand the possible terms of the season and understand what we can fit in them. It’s like a puzzle, and the main problem in it is the lack of parts of the pieces. Over time, the situation may change, and we will adjust to it. In the meantime, the model we are counting on is changing almost every day.”

At the same time, the Commissioner said that he expects to fully conduct the season-2020/21, if the pandemic goes down.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”pink” style=”shadow” border_width=”5″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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