NHL players approve 24-team conference-based playoff format; further negotiation to come  CBS SportsView Full coverage on Google News
Several details still need to be negotiated before play can resumeSeveral details still need to be negotiated before play can resume

NHL players approve 24-team conference-based playoff format; further negotiation to come - CBSSports.com

The NHLPA Executive Board authorized further negotiations with the NHL over how a 24-team return to play scenario would play out.The NHLPA Executive Board authorized further negotiations with the NHL over how a 24-team return to play scenario would play out.

NHLPA authorizes further negotiations on 24-team return to play format - Sportsnet.ca

The NHL Players' Association's executive board authorized "further negotiations" with the NHL on a 24-team playoff format Friday — an important step in the league's bid to resume the 2019-20 season and award the Stanley Cup.The NHL Players' Association's executive board authorized "further negotiations" with the NHL on a 24-team playoff format Friday — an important step in the league's bid to resume the 2019-20 season and award the Stanley Cup.

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The National Hockey League Players' Association executive board has voted to approve a 24-team, conference-based playoff format for a potential restart of the 2019-20 NHL season this summer.The National Hockey League Players' Association executive board has voted to approve a 24-team, conference-based playoff format for a potential restart of the 2019-20 NHL season this summer.

NHLPA board approves league's plan for 24-team playoffs upon coronavirus return

A 24-team playoff format is the proposal; the Blues would get a bye into the round of 16.A 24-team playoff format is the proposal; the Blues would get a bye into the round of 16.

NHLPA voting on what season will look like if NHL returns to action | Morning Skate | stltoday.com

“The NHLPA Executive Board has authorized further negotiations with the NHL on a 24-team return to play format, subject to reaching an overall agreement with the League on resuming the 2019-20 season: https://t.co/SIzQYyooEE”

NHLPA on Twitter: "The NHLPA Executive Board has authorized further negotiations with the NHL on a 24-team return to play format, subject to reaching an overall agreement with the League on resuming the 2019-20 season: https://t.co/SIzQYyooEE… https://t.co/XqQIoUZvIg"

“While last night’s NHLPA executive committee conference call got a little heated at times, and various individual players still have a wide variety of views on the NHL’s RTP format, the exec committee vote by team is expected to result in NHLPA approval of the NHL plan.”

Bob McKenzie on Twitter: "While last night’s NHLPA executive committee conference call got a little heated at times, and various individual players still have a wide variety of views on the NHL’s RTP format, the exec committee vote by team is expected to result in NHLPA approval of the NHL plan."

“As per @FriedgeHNIC and @reporterchris, the NHL and NHLPA are working on various Stanley Cup Playoff scenarios. Here's what a 24-team, conference-based setup with a play-in round could potentially look like. Thoughts? 🤔 Details: https://t.co/GgNJC9h5Ax”

Sportsnet on Twitter: "As per @FriedgeHNIC and @reporterchris, the NHL and NHLPA are working on various Stanley Cup Playoff scenarios. Here's what a 24-team, conference-based setup with a play-in round could potentially look like. Thoughts? 🤔 Details: https://t.co/GgNJC9h5Ax… https://t.co/kth0GPwBmh"

“To recap: the NHLPA has agreed to the format itself even though there are other important issues and elements to negotiate. The NHL now will go through its own process and I would expect some form of announcement within the next few days.”

Pierre LeBrun on Twitter: "To recap: the NHLPA has agreed to the format itself even though there are other important issues and elements to negotiate. The NHL now will go through its own process and I would expect some form of announcement within the next few days."

The Colorado Avalanche might play a couple games for seeding before facing the winner of a play-in round based on the current 24-team playoff proposal.The Colorado Avalanche might play a couple games for seeding before facing the winner of a play-in round based on the current 24-team playoff proposal. The...

Colorado Avalanche: Evaluation of Proposed 24-Team Playoff Format

NHL.com writers and editors have cast their votes, each selecting his or her top three for each uniform number, with the top vote-getter receiving three points, second place receiving two points and third place receiving one point. Today, we look at Nos. 45-31.NHL.com writers and editors have cast their votes, each selecting his or her top three for each uniform number, with the top vote-getter receiving three points, second place receiving two points and third place receiving one point. Today, we look at Nos. 45-31.

'NHL's Who Wore It Best?': Nos. 45-31 | NHL.com

HockeyBuzz.com - Eklund - The NHL & PA appear to be OK with 24-team format, are you? Fri's Buzz

The National Hockey League Players' Association Executive Board has agreed to a 24-team Return to Play proposal even though there are other important issues and elements to negotiate according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun.

NHLPA Exec Board authorizes further negotiations on Return to Play proposal - TSN.ca

Hockey Hall of Fame winger Mark Recchi had some of his best statistical seasons while with the Philadelphia Flyers organization.Hockey Hall of Fame winger Mark Recchi had some of his best statistical seasons while with the Philadelphia Flyers organization.

Flyers: Revisiting Mark Recchi's Time in Philadelphia

The NHLPA has voted in favor of a 24-team playoffsThe NHLPA has voted in favor of a 24-team playoffs

NHL Players Association agrees on return to play format - Mile High Hockey

In today’s links, the NHLPA agrees to work within the proposed 24-team framework, looking at some potential lines for the Habs in the post-season, and introducing a new hockey tournament for 2021.In today’s links, the NHLPA agrees to work within the proposed 24-team framework, looking at some potential lines for the Habs in the post-season, and introducing a new hockey tournament for 2021.

Habs Headlines: Canadiens are one step closer to becoming playoff team - Eyes On The Prize

Hockey back?Hockey back?

The NHLPA has agreed to 24 team playoff, now what? - Stanley Cup of Chowder

There are those who contend there is not a more difficult trophy to win in all of professional team sports than hockey’s Stanley Cup.But now there may be a tougher one than being the survivor of the annual marathon involving four best-of-seven series, often featuring games going two and three ...There are those who contend there is not a more difficult trophy to win in all of professional team sports than hockey’s Stanley Cup.

JONES: New Stanley Cup playoff concept taking shape | Edmonton Sun

There are those who contend there is not a more difficult trophy to win in all of professional team sports than hockey’s Stanley Cup.But now there may be a tougher one than being the survivor of the annual marathon involving four best-of-seven series, often featuring games going two and three ...There are those who contend there is not a more difficult trophy to win in all of professional team sports than hockey’s Stanley Cup.

JONES: New Stanley Cup playoff concept taking shape | Edmonton Sun

We rarely hear what NHL agents think, but Puck Pedia put together an NHL agent poll that provides some illuminating information.We rarely hear what NHL agents think, but Puck Pedia put together an NHL agent poll that provides some illuminating information.

NHL agent poll hits topics including lockout - ProHockeyTalk | NBC Sports

The NHL added one more wrinkle to the 24-team playoff format adding chaos. That now includes reseeding the top four in each conference.The NHL added one more wrinkle to the 24-team playoff format adding chaos. If you thought that the NHL wouldn't complicate the 24-team playoff format anymo...

NHL Introduces More Chaos Into the 24 Team Format

The NHLPA Executive Board approved the NHL’s return to play format, pending further negotiations on issues related to resuming play. “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,” a […]

NHLPA Executive Board approves NHL’s proposed return to play format - 680 NEWS

HockeyBuzz.com - Kevin Allen - Eight predictions for the 24-team NHL format

One step down, plenty more to go.One step down, plenty more to go.

National Hockey Players’ Association approves of 24-team return-to-play format - Knights On Ice

The players are apparently on board with the NHL's 24-team postseason plan.The players are apparently on board with the NHL's 24-team postseason plan.

Players to approve NHL's return-to-play proposal

24-team playoff could get approval today

NHL looking to confirm playoff teams – Buffalo Hockey Central

The executive board of the National Hockey League Players' Association has agreed to move forward with further negotiations over the league's plan for a 24-team playoff tournament following a vote that lasted from Thursday afternoon to Friday evening...The executive board of the National Hockey League Players' Association has agreed to move forward with further negotiations over the league's plan for a 24-team playoff tournament following a vote that lasted from Thursday afternoon to Friday evening...

NHLPA Authorizes Further Negotiations on NHL's 24-Team Return to Play Proposal | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights

The executive board of the National Hockey League Players' Association has agreed to move forward with further negotiations over the league's plan for a 24-team playoff tournament following a vote that lasted from Thursday afternoon to Friday evening...

NHLPA Authorizes Further Negotiations on NHL's 24-Team Return to Play Proposal

Step one of the NHL coming back moved forward todayStep one of the NHL coming back moved forward today

NHLPA approves 24 team playoff return - PensBurgh

Hockey! Maybe.Hockey! Maybe.

Saturday’s Daily Links: News At Last - On the Forecheck

Time to fill out your brackets.The NHL’s latest proposal on returning to play involves a post-season featuring 24 teams, a best-of-five play-in round for the bottom-16 seeds, and a March Madness-styled playoff format.Awaiting the victor at the end of it all is still the Stanley Cup.Time to fill out your brackets.The NHL’s latest proposal on returning to play involves a post-season featuring 24 teams, a best-of-five play-in round for the bottom-16 seeds, and a March Madness-styled playoff format.

TRAIKOS: Good, bad and the ugly about the NHL’s post-season proposal | Toronto Sun

Time to fill out your brackets.The NHL’s latest proposal on returning to play involves a post-season featuring 24 teams, a best-of-five play-in round for the bottom-16 seeds, and a March Madness-styled playoff format.Awaiting the victor at the end of it all is still the Stanley Cup.Time to fill out your brackets.The NHL’s latest proposal on returning to play involves a post-season featuring 24 teams, a best-of-five play-in round for the bottom-16 seeds, and a March Madness-styled playoff format.

TRAIKOS: Good, bad and the ugly about the NHL’s post-season proposal | Toronto Sun

The NHL Players' Association is voting on a return-to-play plan Friday that would begin a process potentially allowing the NHL to restart the 2019-20 season. The NHLPA's 31 player representatives are voting on the conference-based “play-in” proposal. Sportsnet's Chris Johnston was the first to report the news. The NHLPA's Executive Board is taking a vote…The NHL Players' Association is voting on a return-to-play plan Friday that would begin a process potentially allowing the NHL to restart the 2019-20 season. The NHLPA's 31 player representatives are voting on the conference-based “play-in” proposal. Sportsnet's Chris Johnston...

Report: Don Fehr believed to have enough votes to ratify NHL’s 24-team playoff, return-to-play plan

After the important vote by the players, hockey is still weeks away from resuming.After the important vote by the players, hockey is still weeks away from resuming.

FTB: 24 NHL teams with nowhere to play - Pension Plan Puppets

With the NHL expected to approve the 24-team playoff proposal, it looks like the Chicago Blackhawks are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2017;The Chicago Blackhawks are expected, among other teams, to be back in the playoffs for the first time in 2017, as NHL is expected to approve the playoff pr...

NHLPA expected to accept 24-team playoff proposal, including Blackhawks

The NHLPA’s Executive Board -- made up of 31 player representatives -- is currently voting on a 24-team conference-based playoff set up.The NHLPA’s Executive Board -- made up of 31 player representatives -- is currently voting on a 24-team conference-based playoff set up.

Player vote underway on NHL playoff system - NEWS 1130

Former NHL player Darcy Tucker talks in the Sportsnet documentary Hockey 24 about coaching his 14-year-old son.

Hockey 24 showcases Canadians playing their favourite sport | Montreal Gazette

Hockey 24 showcases Canadians playing their favourite sport

Hockey 24 showcases Canadians playing their favourite sport | Montreal Gazette

And the ethics of hosting sports this summer.And the ethics of hosting sports this summer.

Lightning Round: 24 team playoffs a good excuse to make money - Raw Charge

The NHL's 2019-20 regular season was paused in March; now, it's looking more and more as if hockey could return in July.The NHL's 2019-20 regular season was paused in March; now, it's looking more and more as if hockey could return in July.

Stanley Cup playoffs 2020: Everything we know about the NHL's potential resumption | Sporting News

TSN's Bob McKenzie tweeted Friday that the 24-team playoff format is expected to be approved by the NHL and NHLPA.

BREAKING: 24-team Playoff Reportedly Approved – On Tap Sports Net

TSN’s Bob McKenzie tweeted Friday that the 24-team playoff format is expected to be approved by the NHL and NHLPA.

BREAKING: 24-team Playoff Reportedly Approved – On Tap Sports Net

What does it mean for the Flyers?What does it mean for the Flyers?

NHLPA votes on, approves 24-team playoff format - Broad Street Hockey

The NHLPA voted to approve the 24 team format for 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs brought forth by the NHL yesterday. Details are still being finalized.The NHLPA voted to approve the 24 team format for 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs brought forth by the NHL yesterday. Details are still being finalized.

Report: NHLPA Approves 24 Team 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Return To Play Format

Around a month ago, I told you right here on this page that NHL hockey returning simply looked like a long shot. From figuring out how to properly open the league back up to finding the right...Around a month ago, I told you right here on this page that NHL hockey returning simply looked like a long shot. From figuring out how to properly open the league back up to finding the right...

24-team playoff format? Bring it on, NHL - St. Louis Game Time

Under the current proposal, the top four teams in each conference would receive a bye into the second round.Under the current proposal, the top four teams in each conference would receive a bye into the second round.

NHL reportedly set to approve 24-team playoff structure - Sports Illustrated