Responding to updated health guidelines from the state, Sharks Sports & Entertainment announced Monday that starting this weekend, fans attending hockey games at SAP Center will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test for entry.
In February, SSE president Jonathan Becher said the pandemic is the biggest reason why attendance for NHL games this season has dropped so dramatically.
“Some people are not comfortable coming back to mega-events, 5,000-to-10,000 or more people,” Becher said. “Frankly, some people are comfortable, but they don’t want to deal with (vaccinations), boosters, masks, etc.”
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