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Feeling Okay And Players Can Now Go Home

03/16/2020 at 7:09pm EDT

I am doing okay after having polyps removed from my sinus area. Results of a biopsy should be known by Wednesday.

I need to rest tonight and tomorrow but will be able to post any pertinent information.

Thanks to all for your thoughts, I have no family in the area and hearing from you keeps me going.

from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News,

The NHL decided Monday to allow players to return to their offseason homes, a key change in the league’s policy concerning the coronavirus pandemic.

This decision came after a statement Sunday night from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention which recommended limiting large events and mass gatherings of more than 50 people covering the next eight weeks.

That in itself put a real damper on the possibility of an NHL season resuming.

But in its new directive, the NHL said in a memo Monday, “effective immediately, players can opt to return home (outside of the club's home city, including outside of North America, to the extent flights are available)."

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