NHL announces major update to 2021-22 season schedule with games moved due to COVID-19

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NHL has announced an update to the regular schedule of the 2021-22 season, which would allow all 32 teams to finish their 82-match season before the original end date of April 29.

As part of the update, there are new dates for all 98 games that were previously postponed from November 18, 2021 to January 18, 2022 due to COVID-19. Additionally, there are date changes involving 23 other games in an attempt to adjust new dates for games that have been postponed.

The tournament will use the 16-day period from February 7 to 22 that was previously scheduled for NHLare participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics. There will be games scheduled on all 16 of those dates.

“We are incredibly grateful to our fans for their support and understanding during this challenging time and our Clubs, the NHL Players Association and Players for their partnership in logistical rescheduling is unprecedented,” NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said in a press release.

In addition to these changes, the NHL also revealed that there will be changes to the start times for the following games:

The NHL took a brief pause during the holiday season due to several teams handling the COVID-19 outbreak. The league returns to frost on December 28.

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