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via Elliotte Friedman tweets,

Stanley Cup Final: Sept. 20-Oct. 2, at latest

Tentative date of draft: Oct. 6

Tentative 2020-21 camps open: Nov. 17, with (tentative ) season starting Dec. 1

added 7:22pm,


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OlderThanChelios's avatar

So does free agency begin one week after the conclusion of the SCF?

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 07/08/20 at 07:45 PM ET

Paul's avatar

Or close to that OTC.

Cup raised.


UFA period starts.

Paul’s vacation starts end of July, 2021.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 07/08/20 at 07:59 PM ET

mrfluffy's avatar


That’s a hell of a grind…assuming Covid doesn’t shut everything down again.

Can we also assume next season will definitely be shortened?

Posted by mrfluffy from A wide spot on I-90 in Montana on 07/08/20 at 08:12 PM ET

TreKronor's avatar

Wow that’s going to be a heck of a Fall turn around. I’m going to go from watching no sports for 6 months to watching everything all at the same time.

I don’t see this actually happening, but it’s nice to have a few dates on the calendar. I’ve just gotten used to depressing news at this point.

Posted by TreKronor on 07/08/20 at 10:30 PM ET


Can we also assume next season will definitely be shortened?

They have already stated they are determined to play a full 82 game schedule. We shall see how that works out.

At least the NHL appears to be in the best position to handle this situation now and moving forward.

Posted by evileye on 07/09/20 at 01:07 PM ET

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