New CBA details and how they affect the Leafs

If you’re a fan of hockey, collective agreements, or both, it’s been an interesting few days. The NHLPA Executive Committee has approved the CBA and now it has been put to a general vote from their membership requiring a simple majority to pass. That won’t be finalized until Friday and in the meantime we are learning more about the document itself. Here are some of the key pieces of information…

Tentative dates listed in #NHL and #NHLPA Memorandum of Understanding:
Later of Oct. 9 or 7 days after Cup Final ends is opening of #FreeAgentFrenzy
Nov. 17: Opening of training camps for 2020-21
Dec. 1: Opening of 2020-21 regular season
All subject to change.
— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) July 8, 2020

This is one of the big ones that I was waiting to see, and what we’ve learned is the January open of training camp timeline that had been rumoured wasn’t close to being true at all. Instead we will have the shortest of offseasons, and a very condensed training camp. This is awesome from a wanting to watch a whole lot of hockey perspective and an offseason that is going to produce a …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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