HOCKEY START DATE UPDATE FROM AROUND EUROPE

Hockey across Europe continues to be hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

The French Ligue Magnus have announced they will now be on pause until 1st December.

The DEL2 season is already under way but the top-flight DEL is hoping to begin on 18th December, with a decision expected next week.

The UK’s Elite League announced in September that their 2020-21 season would be suspended until further notice.

Meanwhile, some teams from the second-tier NIHL are set to play a series of games behind closed doors this month.

The table from the EHC Alliance above – and in the tweet below – outlines the latest situation in Europe.