Amid fears of COVID-19, the 2019-20 NHL season has been suspended.
Commissioner Gary Bettman, said in a statement, “In light of ongoing developments resulting from the coronavirus, and after consulting with medical experts and convening a conference call of the Board of Governors, the National Hockey League is announcing today that it will pause the 2019-20 season beginning with tonight’s games”.
Read the full statement below.
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— NHL (@NHL) March 12, 2020