The national hockey League (NHL) does not change its rules to allow players self-reliant, who have recently accepted contracts to play if the season 2019-2020 should resume.
It is the site of The Athletic has advanced, Monday night. Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, the NHL has suspended his activities on the 12th of march last, stating at the same time to the teams that no new contract would not allow a newcomer to see action during the current season.
This decision affects in particular the defender of the Montreal canadiens Alexander Romanov, who signed a contract without a date of entry into force, which would allow him to play this summer if the NHL changed the opinion.
For the moment, however, the circuit Bettman has not yet announced a plan for the resumption of the season.