Tag Archives: 2020-21 NHL Season

Report: It’s Looking More Likely That NHL Teams Will Play 2020-21 Season In Their Home Arenas

Photo: @Capitals According to The Star’s Kevin McGran, it appears increasingly likely that NHL teams will play the 2020-21 season in their home arenas (without fans to start). However, the league is looking at all options and in contact communication … Continue reading

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NHL Board Of Governors, NHLPA Executive Board To Hold Calls Today To Update Return To Play

The NHL Board of Governors and the NHLPA Executive Board (31 player representatives) will be holding calls today to provide updates on the state of affairs for each side.

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Henrik Lundqvist Is Ready For The Next Phase: “The Desire To Win Is A Big Driving Force…I Feel Prepared”

Photo: AP Henrik Lundqvist is a man in transition. “The King” has been very busy over the last month, tending to matters necessary to facilitate his transition from Rangers blue to Capitals red.

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Latest On The Start Of The 2020-21 NHL Season

On Thursday, the NBA board of player representatives voted to tentatively approve the NBA’s proposal for a 72-game 2020-21 season with a Dec. 22 start date. That’s less then seven weeks. That’s quick, decisive movement from the NBA. The NHL … Continue reading

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Report: Each Team Will Play At Least 48 Games In 2020-21 NHL Season

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images According to ESPN’s Emily Kaplan, the 2020-21 NHL regular season will be no longer than 48 games for each team, the same number each team played during the 2012-13 lockout season.

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Current Status of Hockey League Schedules Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Photo: Vasterviks IK The NHL has tentatively planned to start the 2020-21 season on January 1, 2021 and play a full 82-game season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused schedule adjustments to all hockey leagues around the world, including the … Continue reading

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Capitals Now Have 2nd Oldest Roster In The NHL

Each October we present our annual “Tale of the Tape” report for each team in the NHL. The report details the average age, average height and average weight for each NHL team at the start of the season. While this … Continue reading

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NHL General Managers Meet, Discuss 2020-21 Season Start Date, Seattle Expansion, Draft Lottery and Lake Louise Season Opener

NHL general managers met via Zoom call Friday afternoon. It was the first formal meeting for the general managers since March 2-4 in Boca Raton, Florida, though the NHL held regular video meetings regarding its Return to Play plans after … Continue reading

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Report: NHL’s Rumored “Reverse Retro” (Fourth Jersey) Series For Next Season Is Gaining Momentum

The NHL’s “Reverse Retro” jersey series that is rumored to be coming to the league next season may have gained additional momentum on Monday when the NHL uniform website Icethetics published photos of new jersey designs for the Penguins and … Continue reading

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Nicklas Bäckström and Carl Hagelin Are Excited For The Arrival Of “The King”

Henrik Lunqvist, AKA King Henrik, formerly of the New York Rangers, will be welcomed with open arms by his new teammates when he arrives in Washington. Particularly by the Swedes.

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