Just in time for the playoffs, the NHL is relaxing virus protocols for teams that reach a vaccination threshold.
The changes take effect once 85% or more of the traveling party has been fully vaccinated, the league announced Saturday. For a team with 56 members in its traveling party, 48 would need to be fully vaccinated.
“It could be really big, I think, just for the mindset of the players, more than anything, just to get back to some sort of normalcy,” Carolina Hurricanes . . .