The NHL is following the NBA’s lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak.

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league is “pausing” its season. The move comes a day after the NBA suspended play following a player's positive COVID-19 test.

The NHL has not said any player has tested positive for the virus.

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The NHL is halting play with 189 games left in the regular season and sparking uncertainty about how many more if any could be go on before the playoffs.

A handful of European hockey leagues have already called off the remainder of their seasons.

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