The NHL and the players ‘ Union announced agreement on the end of the 2019/20 season.
The parties finally agreed on a plan of plays, which means that the season will resume with the stage of the playoffs the 1st of August. All matches will be played in two cities-hubs.
Team Eastern conference will play in Toronto and West Edmonton. In Edmonton and will host the Stanley Cup finals. The final series must be completed no later than 4 October.
Earlier, the NHL decided that the playoffs for this season will be expanded to 24 clubs. Usually in the playoffs the 16 teams involved, so the first round will now be a preliminary. Known for it’s pair.
East: Pittsburgh Montreal Carolina NY Rangers, NY Islanders, Florida, Toronto, Columbus.
West: Edmonton – Chicago, Nashville – Arizona, Vancouver, Minnesota, Calgary, Winnipeg.
The NHL draft will take place on October 9-10. The date of the start of the regular season 2020/21 information yet.