Toronto – DECEMBER 22 UPDATE – It’s now official as the IOC are now in the loop. For the second Winter Olympics in a row, NO NHL’rs at the Games. Now the calls are ramping up for a complete postponement of Beijing (similar to the 2020/21 Tokyo Summer Games.
DECEMBER 20 UPDATE – The NHL and NHLPA have agreed to begin the Holiday Break after Tuesday’s games. Practices will resume on Dec. 26 and the League’s regular-season schedule will resume on Dec. 27.
The Canucks will not be travelling to San Jose this week, nor will Anaheim come north for Thursday’s game.
The decision on the Winter Olympics in Beijing is uncertain for now.
A full list of NHL postponements to date can be found here: https://media.nhl.com/public/news/15