NHL Postpones Tonight’s Blackhawks-Flames Game

The NHL has postponed tonight’s game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Calgary Flames after six players and one staff member for the Flames tested positive for COVID-19 this morning.

The NHL also announced in a statement that Calgary’s games would be postponed through at least December 16:

This postponement comes on the heels of the Bulls appealing to the NBA to postpone tomorrow night’s game against the Detroit Pistons, because Chicago has NINE players currently out with COVID. So far, the league has effectively told them to suck-it-up. But we’ll see if anything comes of that.

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