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NHL Rumors: What Early Playoff Matchups Might Look Like Under 24-Team Plan

10 days ago   |   By NESN

The NHL and its players took another step forward Friday evening in establish a course of action to return to play.
The NHLPA accepted the league's proposal of a 24-team format as part of its proposal to return to play. There still are details to be hashed out, so nothing is official at this point, as things likely will continue to be discussed and possibly reworked.
That said though, here is a framework that SportsNet's Elliotte Friedman reported was under consideration by the league .
Eastern Conference
- Pittsburgh Penguins (5) vs. Montreal Canadiens (12); winner plays Philadelphia...
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NHLPA votes to proceed with discussions on 24-team playoff format

10 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

While this is an important and notable step toward games resuming, there is a lot that still has to be resolved.
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