NHL: What Will the 2020-2021 Season Look Like?

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is sticking to his guns and anticipates playing a full 82-game season in 2020-2021, along with the playoffs. The league boss spoke ahead of Game One of the Stanley Cup Final, part of his annual NHL address, and noted that there were no conclusive plans pertaining to how next season willContinue reading “NHL: What Will the 2020-2021 Season Look Like?”

NHL: Outlining the Details of Phase 3 Return to Sport Protocol

With that August 1 return to play date looming and a new CBA set to be ratified that ensures several years of labour peace, it’s a good time to be a hockey fan. Training camps are opening on July 13 and NHL teams will get down to the business of playing again. That means weContinue reading “NHL: Outlining the Details of Phase 3 Return to Sport Protocol”

NHL: League Lays Out More Return Details, Including Playoff Seeding and Training Facility Reopenings

The National Hockey League is planning to allow the reopening of team training facilities on June 8. This is a critical part of Phase 2 of the Return to Play plan. As per the plan details, players will be able to participate in individualized training activities upon return to their facilities. No more than sixContinue reading “NHL: League Lays Out More Return Details, Including Playoff Seeding and Training Facility Reopenings”

NHL: Testing an Issue When NHL Resumes Play

Since hockey was paused on March 12, thoughts have swirled about the possibilities of returning to play and how the sport can resume activities safely. There have been ideas, a few signings, minor swaps, and at least one rancid Instagram chat. Now, thoughts have turned to testing as parts of North America are opening upContinue reading “NHL: Testing an Issue When NHL Resumes Play”

NHL: The League Has More Return-to-Play Ideas

It’s almost the end of April and that can mean only one thing: it’s time to discuss the possibility of hockey in the summer. What we have over the last two or three days is some movement on the NHL front, with news about a virtual draft in June and a potential push to finishContinue reading “NHL: The League Has More Return-to-Play Ideas”