Report: NHL considers one-city-per-division plan

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Instead of looking at a lone, neutral location to host all NHL games when play resumes following the coronavirus pandemic, the league reportedly is considering a plan to have teams from each division play in a single site. Elliotte Friedman of Canada's Sportsnet wrote Tuesday that the four-city
Instead of looking at a lone, neutral location to host all NHL games when play resumes following the coronavirus pandemic, the league reportedly is considering a plan to have teams from each division play in a single site.

Elliotte Friedman of Canada's Sportsnet wrote Tuesday that the four-city plan could be enacted with tripleheaders held daily at each site. The players association would need to give its approval for the strategy to be utilized.

The NHL is not contemplating neutral-site games, according to Friedman.

Examining the spread of COVID-19 around NHL markets, Friedman theorized that candidates to be host cities would…
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