Non-Playoff NHL Teams Could See Extra Training Camp Granted – SportsBusiness Daily

Non-Playoff NHL Teams Could See Extra Training Camp Granted – SportsBusiness Daily

October 21, 2020

The extra days would be on the front end of the normal training camp period for teams like the Ducks

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The seven NHL teams that “didn’t get to participate in return to play this past summer will finally have an answer on a proposal they jointly submitted a few months ago” regarding whether they will be “allowed to extend their training camp before this season given that they haven’t played a game since mid-March,” according to Pierre LeBrun of THE ATHLETIC. A source yesterday confirmed that the NHL and NHLPA have an “agreement on a general framework but nothing has been finalized yet and likely won’t until both sides set an official start date for training camps.” But LeBrun reported the tentative framework “contemplates extra days of training camp which would be on the front end of the normal training camp period for the Ducks, Kings, Sharks, Devils, Senators, Red Wings and Sabres (if they choose to do so).” There also is “talk of extra preseason games for those teams,” but that part has not “been agreed to at this point” (Source…

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