The NHL Players’ Association’s government board on Friday night voted in favor of further negotiations with the NHL with regards to a 24-workforce return-to-participate in structure.
Translation? You can find nonetheless a large amount to be ironed out, but a single matter seems to be a lot more and a lot more definite: a 2020 Stanley Cup champion will be crowned.
When it will come about is nonetheless in flux simply because of such things as spot, coronavirus tests, the U.S.-Canada border closures, limited access from Europe and necessary 14-working day quarantines to any one coming into Canada.
Irrespective of all those variables, the NHL and the NHLPA, as a result of their joint Return to Participate in Committee, are doing work together for summer hockey. The Boston Globe’s Kevin Paul Dupont documented Thursday (subscription required) that the Bruins could be able to get back again on the ice,