The NBA is going to training camp with a detailed coronavirus protection and detection plan.
The NHL is going into overtime trying to first set fiscal, camp and season parameters. Â
The pro leagues were lauded for COVID-19 awareness by staging last season in respective and protective bubbles. However, with 2020-21 schedules that involve home games and travelling, the potential for virus spread through community transmission will be heightened.
What does this mean for the Vancouver Canucks? Â
They have to keep their preventive guard up before and during camp. If training commences Jan. 1 in advance of a reduced schedule starting Jan. 15, they’ll hope the possibility of a shorter quarantine period for players returning to Canada is in place to lessen the 14-day protocol — unless the NHL builds in a COVID-19 buffer and pushes the season start to Feb. 1.
Regardless of which scenario plays out, what’s happening now in the N
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