The hockey player's wife sarcastically spoke about the lack of logic in the league protocols on COVID-19
Anastasia Shubskaya, wife of Washington captain Alexander Ovechkin, criticized the National Hockey League (NHL) for the lack of logic in the COVID-19 protocols.
She wrote about this on Instagram. ON THIS TOPIC, Ovechkin is threatened with skipping games. NHL punished Washington for COVID-19 protocol violation "Of course, only Washington's Russian players were in the room together. Of course, all NHL players sit in numbers during away games. Of course, the virus does not spread when the players sit on the bench. hugs during the celebration of the goal, are in the locker room and in the players' lounge, and they cannot get infected when they go to restaurants, shops, supermarkets, the virus acts exclusively in the hotel room. Of course, the one who came up with this rule is friendly with logic And the fact that Alexander Ovechkin and Dmitry Orlov have antibodies cannot but rejoice, but, unfortunately, not everyone is competent in the meaning and properties of antibodies, "said the hockey player's wife sarcastically. Ovechkin himself reported in November that he had suffered from the coronavirus asymptomatically.
Earlier, the NHL fined Washington $ 100 thousand for violating the league's protocols on COVID-19. Hockey players of the team Ovechkin, Orlov, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ilya Samsonov were included in the list of players unavailable for participation in NHL matches or team training due to protocol violations. The athletes were in the same hotel room in close contact with a high risk of contracting the coronavirus. Washington became the first NHL team this season to be fined for violating COVID-19 protocols. The club said in a statement that its management is disappointed with such behavior of its players, Ovechkin also said that he regrets his actions.