Earlier today the NHL stated that they would not agree to send NHL players to participate in next winters Olympics in Peyonchang. (Read more HERE)
This is a bad idea as having NHL’ers compete in a best on best tournament is something every hockey (and non hockey) fan looks forward to. There is no better hockey than international play (unless the Oilers are in the cup finals).
Some hockey players have voiced their opinions on the matter, most notably Hayley Wickenheiser.
— Hayley Wickenheiser (@wick_22) April 3, 2017
This is what the NHLPA just tweeted out…
— NHLPA (@NHLPA) April 3, 2017