Saturday, July 11, 2020

Drop the Puck: Rangers Stanley Cup Qualifier Schedule

(#6) Carolina Hurricanes vs. (#11) New York Rangers

Saturday, noon, Aug. 1: Rangers vs. Hurricanes (home team)
Monday, noon, Aug. 3: Rangers vs. Hurricanes (home team)
Tuesday, 8pm, Aug. 4: Hurricanes vs. Rangers (home team)
Thursday, Aug. 6: Hurricanes vs. Rangers (if necessary)
Saturday, Aug. 8: Rangers vs. Hurricanes (if necessary)


All Eastern Conference games will begin at noon, 4pm and 8pm and will be played at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Western Conference games will be played at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Games out West will start at 2pm, 6pm and 10pm EST.

On Friday, July 10th, the NHL owners and players ratified the “Return-To-Play” package and a six-year Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). The players voted 502-135 (78.8%) in favor of the agreement, which is good until 2025-26

Key dates for the rest of the year:

Tuesday, August 11 — First Round Stanley Cup Playoffs begin
Tuesday, August 25 — Second Round Stanley Cup Playoffs begin*
Tuesday, September 8 — Stanley Cup Conference Finals begin*
Tuesday, September 22 — Stanley Cup Finals begin*
Sunday, October 4 — Last possible date of the Stanley Cup Finals*
Friday-Saturday, October 9-10 — NHL Entry Draft*
After October 11 — Free Agency begins*
Tuesday, December 1 — 2020-21 Season begins*
* — tentative

Exhibition game vs. Islanders on July 29 at 8 p.m. at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto


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