Bill Daly Issues Latest Statement On Suspension Of Five Players Tied To 2018 World Junior Team Canada

Published August 29, 2023 at 7:09 PM

The 2018 World Juniors scandal feels as though it is never ending. For months fans and media have been waiting to know who was involved in the terrible events. Now we have yet another update from the NHL on when an announcement can be expected.

Deputy Commissioner Speaks On Scandal

In a recent interview, Deputy Commissioner of the NHL Bill Daly spoke on the investigation into the events from 2018.

"... The investigation needs to take the time it needs to take. We want to do a thorough job and have all the possible information. It's the right thing to do under the circumstances. I believe we should expect to unveil the investigation report very soon."

"Then, as for the aftermath, we are currently in the unknown. At the risk of sounding redundant, it's coming very soon." - Bill Daly

This is not the first but hopefully will be the last time we hear the NHL say that an announcement is coming soon. The individuals affected by the players involved deserve the closure of seeing the players held accountable.

What Comes After The Announcement?

According to sources, the players implicated once announced will be swiftly suspended by the NHL. This likely means we will see an announcement before the start of the NHL season.

This would allow teams to go into the season with clarity on their player's eligibility. It would also bring closure to the situation as far as the NHL is concerned and the questions would likely slow down. This is not something the NHL will want hanging over the league heading into yet another year.

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Bill Daly Issues Latest Statement On Suspension Of Five Players Tied To 2018 World Junior Team Canada

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