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, NHLPA Announce July 10 Opening of Training Camp (Maybe)

The NHL and the NHLPA have agreed on the commencement of Phase 3 of their Return to Play plan, announcing the opening of formal training camps as of July 10. That will mean 24 teams take the ice to prepare for the 2019-2020 playoffs. The return to training camps is conditional on whether medical andContinue reading “NHL: League, NHLPA Announce July 10 Opening of Training Camp (Maybe)”

NHL: Jets, Habs Among Teams Not Opening Facilities Monday

With the NHL giving teams permission to return to facilities for voluntary small group training sessions as of Monday, we’re seeing how various clubs are handling the arrival of Phase 2. From what we know, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers should be good to go Monday. There’s always a chance they can’t meetContinue reading “NHL: Jets, Habs Among Teams Not Opening Facilities Monday”

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”