No NHL in the Olympics

The NHL announced that they will not participate in the 2018 winter Olympics.

I totally understand the reasoning (it messes up the schedule, players can get injured, and there’s not enough in it for the NHL) but c’mon.

The Olympics spark interest and builds fan bases. They are meant to showcase the best players on the planet. Why would you not participate because you don’t get a few extra bucks? You’re already millionaires and now you’re compromising your image.

The Olympics are just not going to be the same without the best players on the planet, but that’s just my opinion.

 

 

 

 

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