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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the league’s potential participation in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing among other topics on Monday in his annual state-of-the-league address prior to the Stanley Cup Final.

Bettman, who was joined by deputy commissioner Bill Daly, also announced that the league intends to start an 82-game season for 2021-22 in mid-October. The NHL began the 2020-21 campaign on Jan. 13 as it dealt with complications surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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