Has Sidney Crosby already played his last game at the Olympics? Photo: USA TODAY Sports
Has Sidney Crosby already played his last game at the Olympics? Photo: USA TODAY Sports
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

Patrick Blennerhassett

Beijing 2022: missing Winter Olympics in China may signal the end of NHL players at the Games for good

  • The International Olympic Committee’s decision in 2016 not to pay for the insurance and travel costs of NHL players brought about a massive shift
  • NHL brass, led by Gary Bettman, have now created a landscape where heading to the Olympics is just too much of a headache

Has Sidney Crosby already played his last game at the Olympics? Photo: USA TODAY Sports
Has Sidney Crosby already played his last game at the Olympics? Photo: USA TODAY Sports
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