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The 2020 NHL draft was scheduled for June 26-27 in Montreal, but it was postponed because of ongoing uncertainty. The location, timing and format of the draft (and draft lottery) have yet to be announced.
After the worst start in team history, Saturday was to have been the regular season finale for the Wild, a game that might have decided whether it made the playoffs.
Since the NHL paused its season nearly three weeks ago, Zach Parise has focused on family — a point hammered home during video call with three others from the Central Division.
Amid the coronavirus shutdown, the breakout winger is working like there's a season to finish.
But no decisions have been reached about how, or if, this season will conclude.
Professional sports teams in the Twin Cities moved to help assist employees who will be out of work during the shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.
When self-quarantine ends, and depending on developments related to the coronavirus pandemic, the NHL will consider opening team facilities to players in small groups.
Sunday night was supposed to be the next make-or-break game for the Wild and its playoff hopes. But the only activity outside Gate 1 of the X was traffic cruising by the arena.
Team had hot scorer and high playoff hopes — and both could become moot.
By self-quarantining, the NHL believes players will be able to determine if they become sick, reduce the risk of passing the sickness on and minimize exposure within the community to others who are sick.