NHL delays award show, scouting combine, entry draft

Three NHL events set for June have been postponed, the league announced Wednesday.

The delays have all been set in place due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic that’s taken the world by storm.

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The NHL said the draft, which was set for June 26-27, is having details regarding its location, timing and format worked through and the league expects to announce details when finalized.

The scouting combine was set for June 1-6 in Buffalo, while the awards show was set for June 18th. In regards to the award show, the league said it “looks forward to returning to Las Vegas in the future. Las Vegas has been the home of the Bridgestone NHL Awards since 2009.”

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