NHL, clubs sue insurers for refusing to cover over $1 billion COVID-19-related losses

Insurers Factory Mutual Insurance Company, Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Company, Lexington Insurance Company, and Federal Insurance Company have been named as defendants.

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In the claim obtained by TSN, the NHL and its clubs said that the losses stemmed from the cancellation of 189 regular-season games in 2019-20 and the barring of fans from that season’s playoffs, which were staged in a “bubble.”

The plaintiffs also claimed that they have incurred losses from the shortened regular season, which decreased each team’s schedule to 56 games, and limited fan attendance in 2020-21. Each club’s

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