Here is What Bruins Coach Bruce Cassidy Mentioned About Upcoming Olympics

What is going to occur with the Olympics?

With COVID-19 broadly spreading as a result of new Omicron variant, skilled sports activities leagues have been hit arduous in current weeks as circumstances have risen. With the 2022 Winter Olympic video games set to kick off Feb. 4 and strict quarantine rules in place if an athlete had been to check optimistic, it has raised questions on NHL gamers’ doable participation.

Whereas gamers wish to make the journey, there actually are questions and Boston Bruins heart Patrice Bergeron not too long ago spoke about it.

Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy additionally spoke about the opportunity of gamers heading to the Olympics earlier than the staff’s Thursday night time tilt with the New York Islanders and mentioned what he has heard.

“I’m listening to the gamers have considerations about quarantine points if they need to check optimistic over there. I’d assume each athlete is on that boat whether or not you’re a skier, roller or hockey participant that quarantining out of the country for an period of time with a international authorities controlling when you’ll be able to go away can be one thing a participant or any athlete or help workers would have a authentic concern,” Cassidy mentioned by way of team-provided audio. “So I believe they’d wish to get by way of the extra concrete solutions.

“I believe a playbook got here out the opposite day. I don’t know, I don’t have entry to that if it handled these points or not. I’m positive these are questions that folks may reply in any nation’s Olympic committee. However these can be legitimate considerations. I hope they get squared away within the close to future. I believe everyone desires to take part in the event that they go right into a wholesome atmosphere.”

There nonetheless is loads of time earlier than anybody must journey, however hopefully the present COVID-19 pattern will reverse course by then.