Public Health Agency approves one game per week format.

The Swedish Ice Hockey Federation (SIHF) came out with guidelines for a return to play strategy last week. The Public Health Agency provided recommendations and general advice to allow individual games to resume, with the caveat that teams only play one game per week and stay local. The measures are meant to avoid potential risks of exposure and spreading of COVID-19. 

The complete list of guidelines from the SIHF is as follows…

Youth hockey in Sweden has been on pause since November, but the recent guidelines allow for teams 2005-born and younger to return to the ice for competition. 

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