New York-The National Hockey League today announced the start time of the 2020-21 regular season. The 2020-21 regular season begins Wednesday, January 13th, with a slate of five games, including Pittsburgh, in Philadelphia at 5:30 pm Eastern Standard Time. Montreal in Toronto at 7 pm Eastern Standard Time. Chicago, Tampa Bay at 8 pm Eastern Standard Time. Vancouver, Edmonton, 10 pm EST. St. Louis, Colorado, Eastern Standard Time 10:30 pm.
In addition, the NHL today announced the following date changes for the 2020-21 regular season.
* Game # 161, Anaheim, Los Angeles is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2nd (originally scheduled for February 3rd)
* Game # 345, Winnipeg, Vancouver, is scheduled for Monday, March 1st (originally scheduled for February 28th)
The 868 regular season schedule (56 games per team) ends on Saturday, May 8th, when 30 of the 31 teams in the league stand on the ice. The complete 2020-21 NHL regular season schedule is attached.
In the 2020-21 season, the team will be reorganized as follows:
Each team in the East, Central, and West divisions will play 8 times against all other teams in that division, and each team in the North division will play 9 or 10 times against all other teams in that division. To do.
The top four teams in each division will play within the division in the first two rounds (# 1 vs. # 4, # 2 vs. # 3) and will be eligible for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The four teams advancing to the semi-final round will be seeded with the total points of the regular season, one seed playing the fourth seed in one series and the second and third seeds meeting in another series.
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NHL announces start time for 2020-21 regular season
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