League-Wide Shutdown Could Be Announced Tuesday

According to Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff, the NHL is currently contemplating the idea of having a league-wide shutdown starting on Tuesday. This of course is in response to the plethora of COVID-19 cases currently occurring in the league.

This week alone, there have been 39 games postponed. Before then, the league only postponed five others for the entire season. Thus, it's apparent that things are getting hectic. With that, a total of eight teams have been shut down entirely for the holiday break already.
Seravalli also noted that they are currently discussing a few different possibilities. The first one is that each remaining NHL team would suspend play through the holiday break. However, they also are considering making this shutdown last until New Year's Eve and open up again by starting with the Winter Classic.
There are pros and cons to each and every situation. It will be interesting to see what the NHL opts to do, but at the end of the day, health comes first. Here's to hoping each and every player out will the virus feels better very soon.

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