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Bettman admits to rising “concerns” over NHL Beijing Winter Olympic participation

Gary Bettman (Credit: Getty Images)

National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman has admitted that both the league and a growing number of its players have rising concerns over participation in the Beijing Winter Olympics scheduled for February 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the potential disruption to the 2021-22 NHL season.

Bettman, however, reaffirmed at the NHL Board of Governors meeting in South Florida that the league would allow its players to participate in Beijing if that is their ultimate choice.

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