NHLPA Release Statement about 2020 NHL Season Return to Play

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The NHLPA released the following statement that outlines the return to play format for the 2020 NHL season:

"The Executive Board of the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) has authorized further negotiations with the NHL on a 24-team return to play format to determine the winner of the 2020 Stanley Cup. Several details remain to be negotiated and an agreement on the format would still be subject to the parties reaching agreement on all issues relevant to resuming play.​"

Hockey fans rejoice! No date has been set for a return to play, but it's promising to know that it's in the works!

There are a lot of details that still need to be ironed out, but we have a 2020 NHL season in our midst!