Tag Archives: Return to Play Plan

Report: Both Hub Cities For 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Likely To Be In Canada

Photo: Wikipedia As 36 states in the U.S. have seen coronavirus cases go up, all signs are pointing towards both of the hub cities to host the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs will be in Canada, according to Sportsnet’s John Shannon.

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26 NHL Players Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 Since Phase Two Opened

Photo: Tampa Bay Times As a condition of a formal agreement in place between the league, teams, and players, the NHL will now be providing all official announcements regarding testing for COVID-19 and subsequent cases detected as a result of … Continue reading

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Vancouver Ruled Out As Stanley Cup Playoff Hub City, NHL’s Focus Shifts To Toronto, Edmonton

Photo: HOK The Vancouver Canucks announced on Thursday night that their city, which was one of the favorites to host the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs just days ago, has been eliminated as a candidate to be one of the NHL’s … Continue reading

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Western Conference Round-Robin Preview

Photo: David Becker/Getty Images During the past week, we have been doing deep dives on the Washington Capitals and their Eastern Conference opponents in the round-robin games leading up to the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. On the other side of … Continue reading

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Capitals’ John Carlson: “Whoever Wins Is Certainly Not Going To Say There’s Some Asterisk Next To The Championship”

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson appeared on a recent SVPod episode last week and discussed what it was like on the morning the NHL paused the 2019-20 season, the tough skating and conditioning preparation, his thoughts on the NHL’s Return … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says Prospect Connor McMichael May Be Brought Up for Playoffs

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals‘ senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan was on a conference call with the media on Friday afternoon discussing Phase 2 and the NHL’s Return to Play Plan.

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Report: Phase 3, Training Camps Will Not Start Before July 10

According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, NHL players were informed on Thursday that Phase 3, which includes formal training camps, will not start before July 10.

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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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