NHL Daily – Goodbye Olympics!!

NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021


  • The NHL announced that the players will not be able to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
    • The three week break between Feb. 6th through 22nd will be used to accommodate games that have been postponed, and to also help balance the schedule.

  • Monumental Sports and Entertainment announced that fans will need to provide proof of vaccination through the CLEAR app starting Jan. 15th, 2022.
    • Announcement comes after Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that she is implementing a Proof of Vaccination Mandate along with DC’s Indoor Mask Mandate.

Game Recaps

  • Montreal Canadiens v. New York Rangers – 7p ET
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Winnipeg Jets v. Dallas Stars – 8p ET
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Edmonton Oilers v. Los Angeles Kings – 10p ET
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Colorado Avalanche v. Buffalo Sabres – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • STL v. TOR – Postponed
  • CAR v. OTT – Postponed
  • MON v. NJ – Postponed
  • PHI v. PIT – Postponed
  • BUF v. CLB – Postponed
  • WAS v. NYI -Postponed
  • DET v. MIN – Postponed
  • DAL v. CHI – Postponed
  • TB v. ARI – Postponed
  • ANA v. VAN – Postponed
  • LA v. VGK – Postponed
  • EDM v. SJ – Postponed
  • COL v. BOS – Postponed
  • NAS v. FLA – Postponed
  • SEA v. CAL – Postponed

Noteworthy in Hockey

  • 32 Thoughts Blog: Without Olympics, NHL/NHLPA must plan for next World Cup (SportsNet)
  • Closing In on the Great One (New York Times)

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