The NHL announced additional schedule impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday afternoon.
In the release from the NHL, the league announced the postponements of three signature events on the league calendar:
- the 2020 NHL Scouting Combine, which was scheduled for June 1-6 in Buffalo,
- the 2020 NHL Draft, which was scheduled for June 26-27 in Montreal, and
- the 2020 NHL Awards, which were scheduled for June 18 in Las Vegas.
The league is still working on a location, timing and format of the 2020 NHL Draft (and Draft Lottery). Those changes will be announced by the league when details are finalized.