WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 12: Signs outside read that the NHL Season has been suspended after the Detroit Red Wings against the Washington Capitals game was postponed due to the coronavirus at Capital One Arena on March 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Today the NHL announced is has suspended their season due to the uncertainty of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with hopes of returning. The NHL currently joins the NBA, MLS, as well as, other sporting events and leagues around the world suspending play because of the coronavirus outbreak. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

While a lot has been happening in the sports world this week, Nick is having some very important blanket talk.

COVID-19 is expanding and the impact on the world of sports has grown as well. This week, we explore what it does mean for the NHL, including:

– will the season continue and do we get a Stanley Cup champion?

– what will happen with the salary cap this year?

– why aren’t teams paying their staff?

– how will the CBA extension change?

– when will the NHL draft be? When will free agency be? Will there even be an offseason?

– what will broadcasters do without sports?

We also cover what we’ll be doing now that there are no sports on TV. Do we have any new hobbies?

All this and more on episode 274 of the 4th Line Hockey Podcast!

Listen to “The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #274 – The NHL Shutdown” on Spreaker.

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