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Report: NHL’s Return To Play Proposal Expected To Be Approved By Players Association

Photo: Canoe The executive committee vote by each NHL team is expected to result in an approval of the NHL plans to go straight to the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 16-team play-in round by the players association, according … Continue reading

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Report: Play-In Bye Teams Could Play Three Games To Determine 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Seeding

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, the NHL, GMs, and governors are talking about the eight teams that would earn byes from the play-in round playing three games against the other inter-conference teams to determine seeding for … Continue reading

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Report: NHL, Players Association Continue To Work On 24-Team Stanley Cup Playoff Format; Play-In Round Would Be A Best-Of-Five

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The NHL’s Return to Play Committee met once again on Wednesday and sources have told Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman that the league and NHLPA are working on a 24-team “conference-based” Stanley Cup Playoff format.

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Report: 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Could Be Played In Two Cities

Photo: LVRJ According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the NHL is discussing playing the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs in two cities instead of four, which is a possibility that is generating some buzz while teams are talking.

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Senators Owner “100 Percent” Confident 2020 Stanley Cup Champion Will Be Crowned

Photo: Canoe.com Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk told Fan 590 in Toronto on Sunday that he is “100 percent” confident that a 2020 Stanley Cup Champion will be crowned and that there would be a full 2020-21 NHL season, according … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Shooting To Allow Players To Skate In Small Groups By Mid-May

The NHL Board of Governors talked for around 105 minutes on Monday to discuss the idea of holding the 2020 NHL Draft in early June. The infectious disease consultant was on the call as has been the case on every … Continue reading

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Commissioner Gary Bettman Wants Teams’ Input Before Deciding When To Hold 2020 NHL Draft

Photo: NHL via Getty Images According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the NHL Board of Governors were not ready to announce anything regarding the 2020 NHL Draft, which will be held virtually and could occur before the 2019-20 season resumes, … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Now Looking At Games Being Played In Each Team’s Host City

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The NHL may be pivoting away from the possibility of playing the remainder of the 2019-20 regular season in four centralized spots, and is now looking into playing games in each team’s host city, according to … Continue reading

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Report: NHL’s Phase 2 Not Mandatory For Players

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The second phase for the NHL to resume the 2019-20 season, which involves players skating in small groups, may not be mandatory, the TSN panel discussed on Thursday. However, there is no guarantee that players will … Continue reading

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NHL and NHLPA Issue Status Update on Pause in 2019-20 Season

NEW YORK/TORONTO (April 29, 2020) – Following the NHL/NHLPA Return to Play Committee’s meeting today, and in line with guidance provided by medical experts and national and local authorities, the NHLPA and the NHL issued the following statement regarding the … Continue reading

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