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The Latest On The Start Of The 2020-21 NHL Season And The Leading Indicators For How It May Look

Photo: @Capitals First things first, as it needs to be stated. The NHL and the NHLPA have done a tremendous job in developing and executing a plan for the successful conclusion of the 2019-20 season. The fact that there have … Continue reading

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Commissioner Bettman Pens Letter To Fans on Precipice of Playoffs

Hockey is back! The 2020 NHL playoffs begin at noon on Saturday, with the Capitals kicking off their 2020 postseason campaign on Monday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman issued a letter to fans prior to the official … Continue reading

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Gary Bettman: “We Think We Have A Terrific Plan”

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was a guest on CNN early this afternoon to discuss the return of hockey. Bettman discussed the league’s established protocols and evaluation metrics with regards to testing for COVID-19.

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Commissioner Gary Bettman Appeared on ESPN’s ‘Return To Sports’ Roundtable, Discussed Latest In League’s ‘Return To Play’ Plan

Photo: @ESPN NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman appeared Monday night on ESPN in a virtual commissioners’ ‘Return to Sports’ roundtable with representatives from other major professional sports, including the NFL’s Roger Goodell, MLB’s Rob Manfred, NBA’s Adam Silver, MLS’ Don Garber … Continue reading

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Decision on Hub City Locations For 2020 Playoffs Will Be Made In Three Weeks

Photo: Chris Young/The Canadian Press Appearing on the Ray & Dregs podcast, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman provided an update on the process for determining the two hub cities to be designated for hosting the 2020 NHL playoffs.

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25,000-30,000 Coronavirus Tests Would Cost the NHL “Millions of Dollars” for Daily Testing

Photo: Kirk Irwin/Getty Images Tuesday afternoon, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the Return to Play Plan, which concludes the 2019-20 regular season and focuses on the phases and formats for the postseason. Bettman highlighted the importance of the health and … Continue reading

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2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Set With 24 Teams, Including 16-Team Play-In Round; Capitals Get Play-In Bye

Photo: NHL.com NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced on Tuesday that the 2019-20 regular-season is done and that the Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin with 24 teams, which he believes is the fairest format. He emphasized that health and safety of … Continue reading

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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to Make Formal Announcement at 4:30 PM ET on Return to Play Plan for 2019-20 NHL Season

Photo: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports NEW YORK (May 26, 2020) – National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman will make an announcement today at 4:30 p.m. ET regarding the Return to Play Plan for the 2019-20 NHL season.

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The Latest From The NHL Rumor Mill: Pierre McGuire, Gary Bettman, Finishing 2019-2020 Season, 2020 NHL Draft, 2021-2022 AHL Season

Things have started to pickup around the NHL in the last 10 days or so. Several reports point to positive news regarding the completion of the 2019-2020 season to be announced this week. Here’s a roundup of all the latest … Continue reading

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Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving Senses Positive News From NHL Next Week

Photos: @Capitals Calgary Flames General Manager Brad Treliving senses hockey fans may hear some good news at some point next week. In an interview with Sportsnet’s Eric Francis, Treliving stated he sensed gaining momentum with regards to what the potential restart … Continue reading

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