By George Da Silva – National Teams of Ice Hockey
The Finnish Ice Hockey Federation has confirmed that the 2020 Karjala Cup will be held accordance with the new health regulations.
The competition will take place at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland from November 5th-8th, 2020.
A maximum attendance of 4,500 will be allowed for games involving the Finnish national team, but all games without Finland’s participation will be held behind closed doors.
All participating teams will undergo testing for coronavirus before flying to Finland and upon arrival. That includes the Finnish national team, referees and everyone involved with the tournament.
Teams will stay in one hotel and will only be allowed to leave for training sessions and games. Designated shuttles will transport the teams to and from the Arena.