The league’s recent agreement with ESPN grants the network media rights in Latin America, and some teams already regularly broadcast games on the radio in Spanish.
Toews, 32, the team captain, did not say what his condition was but said that it had left him “drained and lethargic.”
The Chiefs, Braves, Blackhawks and Seminoles need to follow the Cleveland baseball team in dropping their offensive names.
He played only 11 games in hockey’s top league, but he inspired generations of athletes from Canada’s First Nations. He died after suffering complications of the coronavirus.
N.H.L. teams’ raucous home arena traditions have persisted, with tweaks, in the postseason hub cities.
The top seeds in the Western and Eastern play-in tournaments were eliminated, and the No. 1 teams in the round robin slid to fourth as the first round is set to begin Tuesday.
It is not just the N.F.L.’s Washington team that could get a name change. A number of schools are also reconsidering nicknames, though some are resisting any switch.