The Latest on the impacts of the Covid episode on games around the planet:
The Columbus Blue Jackets got consent from state specialists to permit a predetermined number of fans at games beginning one week from now.
The city of Columbus and the Ohio Department of Health approved the arrangement to permit up to 1,953 fans – 10% of Nationwide Arena’s ability – for the last 16 home games, starting March 2 against Detroit.
Fans entering the structure should finish an online registration poll and wear covers. They will be assembled in “seating units” to keep up physical separating. Tickets will be advanced and snack bars credit only.
Fans have not been at games in Columbus this season in light of COVID-19 limitations. The last time the scene invited observers was March 1, 2020, about seven days before the pandemic started and shut down games from one side of the country to the other.
The Blue Jackets join a couple of other NHL groups permitting restricted quantities of fans.