The National Hockey League (NHL) will disqualify players who will arbitrarily go to the Beijing Olympics.
As reported “Sport-Express”, the league announced this at a joint meeting with the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).
On December 22, the NHL issued a statement that it would not release league players to the Beijing Olympics due to the epidemiological situation.
The Olympic Games in Beijing will be held from 4 to 20 February, the men’s hockey tournament kicks off on 9 February.
Previously reportedthat the NHL ruled out the possibility of Russian league players participating in the Olympic Games in Beijing.