Note: This is day six since the NHL hit the pause button on the 2019-20 season.
Note II: The NHL has provided a new directive for players on Monday morning saying they can return to their home cities but would need to self-quarantine which obviously means this season won’t be getting re-started anytime soon.
Note III: Like the NHL the AHL has advised its teams that the indefinite suspension will not be lifted before May and is recommending that teams facilitate the return of AHL players to their primary residences.
Iltalehti: Patrik Laine is leaving Winnipeg in a couple of days and going back home. (Finnish Article). As part of the new NHL directive players are heading back home. The Jets Finnish sniper is the first one we’ve heard about via Finnish reporter Pekka Jalonen.
Winnipeg Free Press: True North corrects blunder, but fans might not forget. Mike reacts to the about face made by True North this past weekend.
Sportsnet: How 24-team Stanley Cup Playoffs could look after halted season. Sounds like a better idea than re-starting the regular season. Like the idea of the teams that are top getting a bye and the rest playing a best of three series to get in. May as well reward the top teams.