The Flyers are set to open the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at home against the Pittsburgh Penguins. View the full Flyers schedule here. The start time for all games is TBA.
After weeks of negotiations and planning to conduct the 2020-21 season in the midst of a pandemic, the NHL and NHLPA officially announced their plans for the season on Sunday evening.
According to a report from Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet Canada, the NHL and NHLPA have a tentative agreement on a 56-game season. TSN’s Renaud Lavoie adds that an announcement could come in the next few days with the 2020-21 season beginning on Jan. 13.
Now that it is December, where does the NHL stand in its potential return to play? Is Jan. 1 still a realistic target?
Where do things stand on the NHL’s return for the 2020-21 season? There are plenty of ideas on the table as the target start date of Jan. 1 rapidly approaches.
Gary Bettman announced that the NHL and NHLPA have put the focus on a Jan. 1 start date for the 2020-21 season. Estimated timing for the start of training camp will be announced at a later date.