Additionally, Bettman announced the team is mulling several situations concerning the logistics for restarting the 2019-20 year and”nothing has been mastered; nothing has been ruled out.”
“We are going to wait till we’ve got a whole lot more info — possibly in the upcoming few months — to make some conclusions,” Bettman said.
Bettman also stated that the league is carrying a wait-and-see strategy and recognized that”there are not a lot of replies” right today. The NHL commissioner claims that”there is a lot of doubt” to target a particular date to the league to reunite.
The NHL has debated many situations they could use to restart the 2019-20 season.
Friedman wrote that nothing is imminent at this time and North Dakota is just one of numerous situations the league is most likely talking about. Even when they did settle to a set place, locating venues is only the first barrier to any sort of strategy to restart. The Celtics would also have to work out traveling, resort accommodations and a whole lot more.
“I really do believe we could play in the summertime, well in the summer,” Bettman additional.
The season was on pause because of March 12 because of this coronavirus pandemic. NHL teams drop in the assortment of 11 to 14 matches from completing the regular season.
The league’s playoffs could have begun on Tuesday when it was not for its stoppage.
“It is mostly going to be decided… how long there is, since we’ve got next season to concentrate on too, and also the health of the nation — and from the nation, I suggest both the Canada and the U.S.,” Bettman said.
Obviously, the team would require a couple weeks for gamers to get into playing shape and also to determine what the program will look like.
“Anything we do needs to be honest,” Bettman added. “The ideal thing — and also the simplest thing — is if at any point we can finish the regular season, then go into the playoffs because we generally do. We are aware that that might be impossible.”