Foreign media spread information that Vп?пІпЄя?пҐп°я€пЎпЄпҐп°я? hockey Federation decided not to allow players under contract with NHL to participate in the Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018. The only way that players from the USA and Canada can get to the Olympics is that they terminated contracts with their clubs.
The story began with the fact that in April 2017, the NHL announced that players from the NHL not going to the Olympics in South Korea. To confirm this, the NHL laid out a calendar of the new season so that it has no gaps and pauses for the players to their national teams been able to go to the Olympics.
Hockey players that play for canadian and American clubs, but having citizenship of other countries, lose the opportunity to participate in the Olympic games. When the scales is a valid contract with the NHL club, and on the other hand, participation in the Olympics, it is likely that players will stay to play in the NHL.
On the one hand , such a confrontation between the NHL and the International ice hockey Federation will close access to the world stars to compete on the other hand, young players can prove themselves and show what they are capable.
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