NHL: When Money and Greed Supersede Safety and Common Sense

So the NHL is trying everything in their power to rush back to playing in spite of a world pandemic and medical experts and scientists warning about the high risk of a second wave worse than the first one. They are so desperate that they are ready to do so by playing in empty arenas, losing out on tickets, concession, parking and souvenirs revenues at 16 arenas across Canada and the United States. Is anyone really surprised by that? We’re talking here about a league that’s been trying hard, since the arrival of Gary Bettman as Commissioner, to surpass the NBA and MLB, trying to get closer to the NFL in the hearts of fans in the US. All in the name of notoriety and money.

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The Impact of Cancelling The NHL Season

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the suspension of its 2020 season after it was discovered that Utah Jazz’ player Rudy Gobert was diagnosed with the Coronavirus. In the same timeframe, the showbizness world was also put into shock when highly decorated actor Tom Hanks and his wife posted a message announcing that they both had contracted the virus as well, while filming in Australia. Cases are mounting everywhere in the world, to the point where the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic.

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