Journalist the North American edition of the Athletic Tarik El-Bashir appreciated the financial losses of the National hockey League (NHL) due to pandemic coronavirus. His words leads to “Sport-Express”.
According to El-Bashir, in the case if the season was decided to be terminated, the League would lose $ 1.3 billion. “Now they will lose 500-600 million,” he said.
The journalist added that for this reason, the season it was decided to finish. “Nobody wants to endanger themselves and their families, but at stake is a great economic structure,” concluded El-Bashir.
The season in the NHL has been stopped because of the risk of the spread of coronavirus March 12. Later, the players Union has approved the format of the playoffs out of 24 teams, who suggested the NHL.
30 April was published the ranking of the most extraordinary of Russians in the NHL. Topped the list of goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, who in 2007 in the “Anaheim ducks”, he won the Stanley Cup.
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