Why the National Hockey League (NHL) will not be playing outdoor hockey in 2017.
The NHL has agreed to the league’s Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) that includes the NHLPA’s demand for an exemption from outdoor games.
As of right now, the NHL does not have the ability to play outdoor games in the NHL National Hockey Stadiums or in the National Football Stadiums because of the cost of hosting outdoor games, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) said.
The NHLPA had argued that it would be impossible to get a permit to play outside of a stadium that would require an insurance premium of more than $1 million.
However, the league agreed to allow a permit for a stadium in a large city or in a location that is close to the stadium, which means the cost will be higher.
NAIC and the U.S. Department of Justice have been working on a deal that could resolve this issue.
On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an official statement to the press that stated, “In response to the concerns raised by the National NHLPA regarding the costs of hosting a stadium event, the NFL and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have agreed to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding to resolve the issue.”
The NFL and NBA have already agreed to a deal with the Department to resolve this situation.
“The NBA is pleased to work with the National NBA, the U