As the world continues to struggle with COVID-19, we get an update on the status of NHL and potentially when we can expect to see hockey played again.
The first update we saw was in the form of a FAQ document from the league. Some of the highlights are below…
We will continue to monitor developments during the 60-day window prescribed by the CDC. Assuming events are tracking positively, we would hope to be able to begin providing high-level guidance on the potential of opening a Club training camp period roughly 45 days into the period covered by the CDC’s recommendation.
So at best, there’s that. Don’t plan on seeing hockey in April, and May remains at best a pipe dream.
Has any decision been made regarding whether the remainder of the regular season will be played? Has any decision been made regarding what form the Stanley Cup Playoffs would take?
No. The form and format of resumption of play scenarios will depend entirely on what transpires between now and when we are permitted and able to resume — and, ultimately, on timing and taking into account logistical constraints. We are going to have …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation