NHL Postpones 2 More Games

The NHL has postponed January 8th's contest between the Ottawa Senators and Vancouver Canucks. January 15th's game between the Senators and Winnipeg Jets has also suffered the same fate.

With these two postponements, the NHL has now postponed 101 total games this season alone. This certainly wasn't what fans were expecting for this campaign, but alas, it's reality.

When it comes to these two contests, they are being rescheduled because of Canadian attendance restrictions. By pushing them back to a later date, it will allow fans to actually attend them. That, of course, results in better revenue for the league. 

The Senators may honestly benefit from their game against Vancouver being postponed, as they have a plethora of players in COVID-19 protocol. They now aren't expected to play until next Monday against the Edmonton Oilers, so they should have more players back by then. The Canucks, on the other hand, are now set to play their next game on January 11th against the Florida Panthers.

The Senators are the only team from this news that has to reschedule two games. At this juncture of the season, they have only played 29 games, so they are going to have a jam-packed schedule as the year continues. As for the Jets, their next game will take place on January 13th against the Detroit Red Wings. 

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