NHL reveals details of Edmonton, central Toronto city bubbles, in-game presentation

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The NHL has unveiled details of the plaque cities and in-game layout as it approaches its restart next month in Edmonton and Toronto.In a video released by the league, the NHL reveals its plan for health and safety, as well as information on TV shows and player equipment during a time when no fans will be allowed in the arenas.

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NHL personnel in the bubbles are to be separated from the general public during the pandemic under an agreement with the federal government.

The NHL says it will use DynaLIFE Medical Labs in Edmonton and LifeLabs in Toronto for daily testing for COVID-19.








NHL says central Edmonton bubble is “impenetrable”; explains test protocols

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Each bubble has 14 restaurants for players and staff and a concierge service allows players to be delivered.

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“We’re creating, for example, pop-up restaurants that will feature local chefs,” said Steve Mayer, NHL content director and senior executive vice president of events and entertainment.

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“The food will be varied: from steak to vegan, tacos to Tim Hortons, which will give our players a great variety. And our restaurants are open from early morning until late at night. “

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BMO Field in Toronto – normally the home of the Toronto FC MLS and CFL Argonauts – is part of the bubble, serving as an outdoor recreation center.

Four-time Grammy winner Michael Buble will perform the national anthems for the opening day matches on August 1.

“We’re really going to make opening night a memory to remember,” Mayer said.










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Video game company EA Sports will be making the sound of the crowd and the NHL plans to use the horns and goal chants of individual teams to add to the atmosphere.

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