N.H.L.’s Olympics Stance Leaves Players Cold.
NATIONAL Hockey League
OLYMPIC Winter Games (23rd : 2018 : Pyeongchang, South Korea)
OVECHKIN, Alexander, 1985-
KUZNETSOV, Evgeny, 1992-
New York Times. 4/5/2017, Vol. 166 Issue 57558, pB7-B11. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.
The article reports that the National Hockey League (NHL) players will not likely to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea due to the decision of the league to withdraw from the event. Topics include the concern raised by NHL players usch as Justin Faulk, Alex Ovechkin, and Evgeny Kuznetsov, the willingness of the players to compete in the event despite the NHL decision, and the opposition of the players' union against the plan of the NHL.