On Friday evening, the NHL and NHLPA ratified a four-year CBA extension and Return to Play Plan. In the document, it was announced that the 2019-20 Stanley Cup Qualifiers will begin on August 1st with a goal of crowning a Stanley Cup champion by early October.
Mark your calendars!!!
— NHL (@NHL) July 10, 2020
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) July 10, 2020