The NHL Extinguishes Its Olympic Torch

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The NHL Extinguishes Its Olympic Torch

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The National Hockey League will not participate in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea next year, league officials announced Monday.

After months of negotiations with the International Olympic Committee, the league announced that because the overwhelming majority of its clubs are opposed to taking a break from the season to participate in the Games, the league will not release its players for the tournament. It will…

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