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The NHL is standing up against Russia.

The league put in place measures to reprimanded Russia for their actions.

The National Hockey League condemns Russia's invasion of Ukraine and urges a peaceful resolution as quickly as possible. Russia is no longer being considered as a location for future NHL competitions.

We are concerned about the well-being of the players from Russia, who play in the NHL on behalf of their NHL clubs, and not on behalf of Russia. They and their families are being placed in an extremely difficult position.

The NHL intends to pull its games from Yandex, a Russian company that is one of Europe's largest Internet companies. The sides signed a multi-year extension earlier this year. According to the NHL, while it won't be immediate, the plan is to remove NHL content from the site for the foreseeable future. The League is going to put its relationship with Russia betting partner on hold.

Russia launched its invasion of the Ukranian on February 24. The International Ice Hockey Federation issued a decree against Russia on Monday, after the NHL denounced the attacks.

In its own announcement, the IIHF said it has banned teams from Russia and Belarus from participating in international hockey events until further notice.

NHL stars past and present have shared their thoughts on Russia's invasion and what should be done about it. Washington Capitals forward and Moscow native Alexander Ovechkin made a plea for peace last week, telling reporters "please, no more war." I think we have to live in peace and a great world, no matter who is in the war.

Asked if he had a relationship with Putin, he said he was his president.

I am not in politics, but I am an athlete. I hope everything is done soon.

Hasek, who was raised in the Czech Republic, didn't think that the stance of the player against the war was strong enough. Hasek called for harsh measures to be taken against Ovechkin and other Russian-born NHLers.

Hasek wrote that the NHL should suspend contracts for all Russian players. That is a fact. If the NHL doesn't do so, it will be responsible for the dead in Ukraine.

Wayne Gretzky, the NHL's all-time leading scorer, also chimed in on Saturday to call the Russian conflict a "senseless war" and advocated for the IIHF to not allow Russian players to participate in the World Junior tournament.

The men's ice hockey world championship is currently scheduled to take place in Saint Petersburg, but the IIHF did not specify on Monday whether that would also be moved.