NHL Roundup: What will next season schedule look like, latest rumors, and Stanley Cup playoff odds
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NHL Rumors: Teams weighing two options for next season’s schedule
Great piece of work from the Sportsnet crew on Saturday Headlines. Per Elliotte Friedman the NHL presented teams at the GM Meeting with two options for next season which they are now weighing in on. Let’s begin with the fact we are looking at a return to standard divisions. For an in-depth look at the options read here.
Check out the four favorites to likely get out of their divisions
The NHL season is winding down. As the playoff picture starts to solidify there are only a handful of teams fighting for the the final spots in each division. This year due to the COVID travel restrictions and schedule, the first two rounds will decide the division winners before a reseed for the third round.
Sidney Crosby set Penguins record and more NHL Action
Sidney Crosby surpassed Mario Lemieux with just 0.1 on the clock yesterday. When the Penguins captain hit the empty net to defeat the Devils 4-2 it was his 20th goal of this shortened season. The marker made him the first Pens player to score 20 goals in 13 NHL seasons; Mario Lemieux and Evgeni Malkin did it 12 times each.