What is going to occur with the Olympics?
With COVID-19 extensively spreading because of the brand new Omicron variant, skilled sports activities leagues were hit laborious in contemporary weeks as circumstances have risen. With the 2022 Wintry weather Olympic video games set to kick off Feb. 4 and strict quarantine regulations in position if an athlete had been to check sure, it has raised questions on NHL gamers’ conceivable participation.
Whilst gamers need to make the travel, there without a doubt are questions and Boston Bruins heart Patrice Bergeron not too long ago spoke about it.
Bruins head trainer Bruce Cassidy additionally spoke about the opportunity of gamers heading to the Olympics earlier than the staff’s Thursday night time tilt with the New York Islanders and mentioned what he has heard.
“I’m listening to the gamers have considerations about quarantine problems in the event that they will have to take a look at sure over there. I’d suppose each athlete is on that boat whether or not you’re a skier, roller or hockey participant that quarantining in another country for an period of time with a international executive controlling when you’ll depart can be one thing a participant or any athlete or enhance personnel would have a sound worry,” Cassidy stated by way of team-provided audio. “So I feel they’d need to get in the course of the extra concrete solutions.
“I feel a playbook got here out the opposite day. I don’t know, I don’t have get admission to to that if it handled the ones problems or no longer. I’m certain the ones are questions that individuals may just solution in any nation’s Olympic committee. However the ones can be legitimate considerations. I’m hoping they get squared away within the close to long run. I feel everyone needs to take part in the event that they cross right into a wholesome surroundings.”
There nonetheless is a number of time earlier than somebody must commute, however with a bit of luck the present COVID-19 development will opposite direction by way of then.