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However, according to Greg Wyshynski of ESPN, this does not yet mean that NHL players will participate in the 2022 Olympic Games.

Will NHL players return to the Olympics?
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As per Wyshynski's sources, the break is supposedly scheduled for February 5-22, but the schedule, which is expected to be released on Thursday, will contain a caveat that NHL participation is not yet guaranteed.

The NHL and the International Olympic Committee still need to find common ground in regard to material issues. However, according to ESPN, while the two parties are still in talks, they might come to a decision at the end of July.

( 19 July 2021 | mso | Report an error )