NHL Returning To Olympics In 2026 & 2030

By Coby Maeir on February 2, 2024 at 1:55 pm
Team (USA) celebrate with their gold medals during the victory ceremony following the Ice Hockey Men s 6-on-6 Tournament Gold Medal Game against Czech Republic at the Gangneung Hockey Centre. The Winter Youth Olympic Games, Gangwon, South Korea, Wednesday 31 January 2024.
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The NHL is returning to the Olympics in 2026 and 2030, the league, the NHLPA, and IIHF announced in a joint statement on Friday. The NHL hasn't had players in the Olympics since 2014. They'll play in Milan, Italy, in 2026 and in Nice, France, in 2030.