Finnish hockey club Jokerit of coronavirus refused to participate in the second round of the playoffs of the Gagarin Cup, which was supposed to play against SKA from St. Petersburg (the first match was scheduled for 17 March) Finnish hockey club Jokerit of coronavirus refused to participate in the second round of the playoffs of the Gagarin Cup, which was supposed to play against SKA from St. Petersburg (the first match was scheduled for 17 March)
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the Finnish ice hockey club “Jokerit” from the coronavirus refused to participate in the second round of the playoffs of the Gagarin Cup, which was supposed to play against SKA from St. Petersburg (the first match was scheduled for 17 March).

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“We live in a difficult time that requires responsible action, – quotes the words of the General Manager of Jokerit, Jari Kurri official website of the Finnish club. – The health of people and the whole nation is always a priority, so Jokerit wants to take responsibility in this matter. We held detailed discussions with our doctors and players, and came to this decision. It was difficult but necessary.”

the official website of the KHL published a special statement on the situation in the championship, but the position of “Jokerit” it doesn’t say.

Ilman teitä ei ole meitä❤ on!!!???? Kiitos kaudesta, punakeltaiset???????? #Jokerit #KHLfi pic.twitter.com/J7HBUoHCCu

— Helsingin Jokerit (@jokerithc) March 14, 2020

According to Finnish National Institute for health and social development, the country recorded 210 cases of infection with coronavirus new type.