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The 2019-20 NHL season is suspended

By Richie on March 12, 2020
MONTREAL, QC – DECEMBER 11: The NHL crest is seen on a linesman”u2019s jersey during the game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Ottawa Senators during the third period at the Bell Centre on December 11, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

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.