As I said before ...they should have just cancelled the 2019-20 season and try to start the 20-21 season on time. I feel they are trying to cram too much too soon after completing the "revised 2019-20" schedule.
It doesn't work like that. I agree with you on cancelling the 2019-20 season. The league has wasted lots of time, and is going to spend a fortune to force the playoffs to happen for very little benefit to the the league or the game itself IMO. And as the risk appears to be increasing; especially for players living in the U.S. (even if the games are going to be played in Canada) the whole thing seems pointless.
However, back to my original point. IMO, the 2020-21 season can star