NHL and the athletes group announced on the 10th that they extended the labor-management agreement, which was valid from the 2021 to 2022 season, to four years from the 25 to 26 season.
NHL athletes will be able to participate in the Winter Olympics in Beijing in 2010 and in Italy in 2014 if they agree with the International Ice Hockey Federation and the International Olympic Committee [IOC]. The 18th Pyeongchang tournament was a non-participation without interruption of the league.
It has also been officially decided that the season suspended due to the new coronavirus will resume in Toronto and Edmonton, Canada on August 1. Following the playoffs of the top 12 East and West conference teams, the Stanley Cup final will take place on 22nd September in Edmonton.