@WordsOfWisdom The US is at almost 50 million people unemployed with more joining in on the fun every day. Almost 2 million Canadians have submitted claims for EI. Somewhere between 1/3 and 1/2 of small to medium-sized businesses say they will go under before April is finished, and this has all barely started.
The NHL might not have an easy time finding enough people with money to attend the games even if they do start up again. July? You're dreaming.
AND....furthermore according to your schedule the above starting starting states indicates a schedule over 181 days per the NHLPA CBA:
16.3 Length of Season, Balance and Consistency. (a) Without the NHLPA's advance written consent, the Regular Season will be scheduled over a period of not less than 184 days.
The NHLPA and players will NEVER agree to this.
The NHLPA told ESPN that any change to the regular-season or playoff format would have to