NHL postpones draft, awards and regrouping due to coronavirus outbreak


The location and format of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft can be "announced when details are finalized," the league launch mentioned.

The NHL has introduced that the 2020 NHL Bridgestone Awards, the 2020 NHL Entry Draft and the 2020 NHL Entry Draft are delayed indefinitely on Wednesday.

The league mentioned the situation and format of the 2020 challenge can be introduced when "details are finalized" at a later date.

The 2020 monitoring mix was to be held in Buffalo from June 1 to 6, lower than a month earlier than the Montreal draft on June 26 and 27. The 2020 NHL Awards had been scheduled to happen in Las Vegas on June 18.

"The National Hockey League announced today the postponement of the 2020 NHL scout harvest, the 2020 NHL Bridgestone awards and the 2020 NHL Entry Draft," the league mentioned in its launch. "With regard to the Bridgestone NHL Awards, the League is looking forward to returning to Las Vegas in the future. Las Vegas has been the home of the Bridgestone NHL Awards since 2009."

The NHL suspended play indefinitely on March 12. No date has been set for the return of the league.

As of Wednesday night, there have been greater than 431,100 confirmed instances of coronavirus worldwide in at the least 168 nations.



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