On Tuesday, the NHL took another step toward finishing its 2019-20 season. Commissioner Gary Bettman revealed the 24-team playoff format that the league would use to crown its 2020 Stanley Cup.
There are any number of ways to construct a 24-team playoff, but considering the NHL’s affinity for division- and conference-based playoff formats, it would seem that the following criteria would.
You see 24 of them, to be exact. That’s right; the x’s are denoting that 24 teams have clinched spots in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Those berths became official on Tuesday when the league confirmed its immediate end of the regular season and restructured playoff format amidst the ongoing coronavirus crisis that has rocked the sports world.
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Amid talk of the NHL returning with a 24-team playoff to complete the 2019-20 season, we dove yesterday into the updated Stanley Cup odds based on the new format.
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As first reported by Elliotte Friedman, rumors inside of league offices are that the NHL favors returning to play with a new 24-team playoff format in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The plan is.
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