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Just as I finished writing a story saying, as of press time, the Avs-Stars game Wednesday was still on…it’s off. And, so is Friday’s game.

The NHL just announced this:

$20 Dollar Bonus Voucher!

This doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. Other teams, such as Tampa Bay and Montreal, have plenty of guys on the Covid list, but their game for tomorrow night is still on. Why can’t the Avs still play, with taxi squad guys around – like the ones they called up today? Why can’t Dallas do the same?

Well, so much for any hockey this week, folks. Let’s all settle in for more practice videos and Zoom calls.

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Ricardo

It appears to me that the NHL is using the new-found time as a result of canceling olympic competition to allow Omicron to run it’s course. Information from South Africa, etc. indicate that this thing comes and then goes away very quickly. Let’s hope that they are correct. I need my hockey fix.

dp10

I can’t get enough of hockey as the next one here, but other than for the sake of having players pursuing individual records, do we really need 82 games for the regular season? I may very be in the minority here, but I wouldn’t mind an mid-season break to become the new normal and perhaps a reduction in the schedule to 60 games. In fact, as we have seen the last couple of season, there is the benefit of giving players an opportunity to heal from injuries and thus potentially reducing the number of games teams have to play with… Read more »

Ricardo

Why do we need 82 games? Think $$$.

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Herry

SCAMDEMIC !!!!!!

ricoflashback

Yo, Adrian! Lots of hockey to write about with the World Juniors. How about some coverage on “The Big O,” or “Double O” for the Avs & Team Sweden?

tele_mon

I mean, just about every major concert or other arena performance on or before New Years Eve have been cancelled. I’m surprised more venues haven’t been paused.

Ken

Really NHL really I’m so done with this Bull

Ted Grycel

Eagles are on AHLTV Wed and Friday at 5MT. I’ve been catching their games during the shutdown and they are entertaining. Not the NHL but it is hockey and familiar faces

Dwayne Hall

The Stars situation is worse than it appears on the surface. Not only are they dealing with the guys they’ve added to their Covid Protocol lists, their AHL team also has an even larger outbreak making it near impossible for them to even get minor league players called up to cover.

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