Category Archives: Playoffs

Former Capitals’ Defenseman Mike Green Opts Out Of 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs For Oilers

Photo: Sportsnet The Edmonton Oilers announced on Saturday that former Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green has opted out for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. He is now the third player to opt-out from the tournament after Calgary Flames defenseman Travis … Continue reading

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NHL Releases Play-In, Round-Robin Schedules; Capitals To Face Lightning In Opener August 3

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images After the NHL and players’ association agreed on the protocols on phases three and four of the league’s return-to-play plan on Friday, the round-robin and qualifying round schedules were released. The Washington Capitals will face the … Continue reading

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Report: Multiple Players Will Opt Out Of 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: NHL.com According to TSN’s Frank Seravalli, “multiple” NHL players are considering opting out the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which is set to begin on Saturday, August 1 in Edmonton (for the Western Conference) and Toronto (Eastern).

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NHL Releases Team Hotel Accommodations In Edmonton And Toronto

Photo: Marriott Hotels The NHL released their hotel assignments in Edmonton (Western Conference) and Toronto (Eastern Conference) for the teams’ arrival on Sunday, July 26 for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which is set to begin on Saturday, August 1.

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Capitals’ Prospects Connor McMichael, Daniel Sprong, Shane Gersich, Phillipe Mailet Join Team’s Informal Skates Ahead Of Phase Three

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward prospects Connor McMichael, Phillippe Mailet, Shane Gersich, and Daniel Sprong, all expected to be black aces for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, joined the team’s informal practice on Thursday.

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Report: Qualifying Round, Round-Robin Games Will Be Televised On Regional Networks

Photo: NBC Sports According to ESPN’s Greg Wyshynski, the NHL is planning to broadcast the best-of-five qualifying-round series and round-robin games “locally on regional networks.”

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NHLPA Votes In Favor Of Newly Proposed CBA; Electronic Vote To Be Held By Friday

Photo: Sportsnet The NHL Players’ Association’s executive board has voted in favor of the newly proposed CBA. All of the players will now vote on it electronically during a 48-hour period from Wednesday to Friday.

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NHL, Players’ Association Reach Agreement On Return To Play Plan, CBA Extension; Set Dates For Season Restart

Photo: NHLPA The National Hockey League (NHL) and National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have reached a tentative agreement on a Return to Play Plan and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that adds an additional four years to the term of … Continue reading

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Report: NHL, Players’ Association Finalize “Tentative Agreement” On Phases 3 & 4 Protocols But Still Working On CBA Extension

Photo: TSN According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the NHL and players’ association have finalized a “tentative agreement” on the phases three and four protocols of the league’s return-to-play plan but are still finalizing the details of the CBA extension, which … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Targetting August 1 Resumption Of Play

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images According to TSN, the NHL is targetting an August 1 start for the Stanley Cup play-ins and round-robin tournaments and scheduling phase two of the draft lottery just nine days later. Last week, a team that … Continue reading

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