Five NHL Teams That Could Benefit By The Proposed 24-team Playoff Format

Yesterday we looked at five teams that could be hurt by the 24-team playoff format, today we look at five teams that will benefit from the format.

NHL News: Martinook On The Hurricanes No Vote … NHL Sends Return To Play Memo To Teams

Jordan Martinook on the Carolina Hurricanes voting against the 24-team playoff format. The NHL sends a return to play protocol memo to teams.

NHL Rumors and News: New Jersey Devils, Detroit Red Wings and Some Phase 2 Protocol

Devils were interested in Rikard Gronberg. Detroit Red Wings deny Dmytro Timashov report. NHL/NHLPA sends out Phase 2 memo to teams.

NHL News: Belmont Park Construction, Los Angeles As A Hub City? and Leaving Family A Concern For Players

Construction of the Islanders future home can continue. Los Angeles in the running for being a hub city. Being away from family in a hub city a big concern for players

Five NHL Teams Hurt by the Proposed 24-team Playoff Format

The NHLPA executive board approved the new format and we’re awaiting the NHL’s official announcement. Taking a look at five teams that would somewhat be hurt by the proposed 24-team playoff format.

NHL News: Draft Decision Soon, Best-Of-Seven or Five? Lightning and Hurricanes Voted No To Playoff Format

The draft is still a work in progress. Should the ‘second round’ be a best-of-seven or best-of-five? The Lightning and Hurricanes were the two teams that voted against the playoff format

Is NHL Biting Off More Than It Can Chew By Restarting Season?

There is lots of work for the NHL to do in preparing to restart their season. Once it’s underway, there is so much that could go wrong. It could be a PR nightmare.

NHL News: NHLPA Executive Board Approves The Playoff Format, Now Have Other Issues To Negotiate

NHLPA executive board approves the 24-team playoff format but there are plenty of other issues that will need to be negotiated.

NHL Resumption? What It All Means

The ball is rolling towards resuming their season. Things likely won’t get going until July but the planning is well underway.

NHL News: NHLPA Executive Committee Voting On Playoff Format … Not All GMs Like The Format

The NHLPA executive committee voted on the 24-team playoff format proposal. Results should come today. Some GMs have issues with the formatting.

NHL News: Hub Cities, Closed Border, and Draft Lottery Questions

The NHL is not in a rush to name their hub cities. Las Vegas and Edmonton are strong candidates. NHL still has the closed border issue. There are questions about the draft lottery with the playoff format.

NHL News: Concerns about 24-Team Tournament and 16-Team Playoff, and Player Pay

Return to Play Committee hoping for a resolution in the next seven to 10 days. There are some concerns of having a 24-team tournament and then a 16 team playoff. NHLPA delays paycheck decision again