So it’s been going on for a while. It’s been close for a while. It’s pretty much the 11th hour if the NHL doesn’t want to delay Phase 3 training camps, so in the spirit of all of that, the NHL and the NHLPA have asked their members to vote on ratifying the Return to Play agreements for Phase 3 and Phase 4, and more shockingly, their Collective Bargaining Agreement that will see hockey avoid labour stoppages for the next six years.
The @NHLPA and @NHL announce the frameworks that will govern Players and Clubs in Phase 3 (training camps), and Phase 4 (resumption of competition).
Full Details: https://t.co/PXfLOvPRBQ pic.twitter.com/CEQ3P73xxh
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) July 6, 2020
So tucked in there are three important dates.
July 13: Training Camps open
We can start giving you that preseason line rush coverage you crave.
July 26: Players need to travel to the Hub Cities
Everyone in Toronto holds their collective breath that the bubble isn’t breached.
August 1: The Qualifying round starts
We get to watch Leafs hockey again!!! Even if it is against the Blue Jackets.
The process to finalize …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation