Olympics-NHL will not participate in 2018 Pyeongchang Games

Reuters

April 3 (Reuters) - The National Hockey League said on Monday it will not participate in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea.

The NHL said in a statement it is finalizing a schedule for its 2017-18 regular season without any break to accommodate the Pyeongchang Games and considers the matter "officially closed." (Reporting by Frank Pingue in Augusta, Georgia, editing by Gene Cherry)

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