Czech government tells NHL Russian players aren't welcome for Prague series
The Czech Foreign Ministry told two NHL teams opening the season in Prague that any Russian players would not be welcome because of the war in Ukraine, prompting league officials to downplay the impact of the attempted ban.
Czech government: NHL Russian players unwanted in Prague
The Czech Foreign Ministry has told the NHL that Russian players are not welcome for season-opening games because of the invasion of Ukraine. The Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks
Czech government tells NHL teams that Russian players are unwelcome
The attempted ban against Russian NHL players comes as the International Olympic Committee is reconsidering athletes’ exclusion from some international competitions.