The Board of Directors of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) does not plan to cancel the covid protocol for this season’s playoff matches. This was reported to TASS in the press service of the KHL.
“The League has no plans to cancel the covid protocol for playoff matches in the 2021/22 season,” the statement said. – The KHL Board of Directors adopted a regulation that is valid until the end of the season. Clean zones will operate until the end of the playoffs in order to prevent the spread of SARS (including COVID-19) among the players and staff of the clubs of the KHL, the Youth Hockey League (MHL) and the Women’s Hockey League (WHL). In addition, according to the results of screening testing, almost all players from KHL clubs have been exempted from PCR tests. The requirements for the access of spectators to the arena are determined by the regional authorities.”
On February 16, the KHL Board of Directors decided to stop the regular season due to the situation with the coronavirus and determined the playoff participants by the percentage of points scored from the maximum possible number.