By Tiffany Williams –
This week Governor Baker announced that seven northeeast states (Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Connecticut) will suspend interstate competitions of youth hockey.
In a statement, the Governor’s office said, that the suspension is in response to recent coronavirus outbreaks associated with the conduct of interstate youth hockey activities.
The suspension is for public and private schools and is effective Saturday, November 14, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
The Governor’s office says that suspending interstate competitions is an approach to limit further community spread of the virus.