Thanks to the spread of COVID19, the NHL postponed all remaining games on the schedule earlier this month, and also just extended their recommended player self quarantine period.
And now, the event that Red Wings fans were looking forward to this summer has also been pushed back.
The NHL announced today that the Draft, scheduled to take place June 26-27 in Montreal, has also been pushed back.
The @NHL has announced the postponements of the 2020 NHL Scouting Combine, the 2020 Bridgestone NHL Awards and the 2020 NHL Draft. https://t.co/m0mXPAyIhN #NHLCombine #NHLDraft #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/iWZjW1Yw1f
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) March 25, 2020
Additionally, the Scouting Combine and Awards Show have also been postponed.
With their league worst record, the Red Wings currently hold the best odds of landing the first overall selection.