well, most Leafs stayed in Toronto during all this time, so they will need to cross the border and quarantine for 10-14 days. I'm assuming that time frame is built into the plan for both leaguesThe thing that separates the NBA from the NHL is that approximately 90-95% of players are American & living in America, and all except Toronto are in the USA. There's not the border issue to worry about.
The NHL is a much, much more international game with the players in much larger quantity in different countries.
Anyway, it'll be interesting to see.
NBA has way more $$$$ at stake for completing the playoffs , close to 750 mil on the lineTranslation; we're gonna see how the NBA handles it and copy most of their plan
In a way its a little ridiculous. Imagine working like a dog to get in shape for the playoffs, only to be eliminated in 3 games and facing another long layoff before training again. From an athlete's point of view it can't be very healthy.I am starting to think this is not going to happen.
they will be lucky if they just catch covidLooks like the Habs will be playing in Vegas according to this. Vegas. What could go wrong after being quarantined so long?
So it appears the Rangers and Islanders will be Vegas-bound when and if the competition begins in late July or early August. Multiple sources have confirmed the NHL has settled on Vegas as one of i…nypost.com