Alignment. The Seattle franchise will begin play in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in 2021-22.
How will the 2021 NHL season work?
The 2021 NHL season is finally here but this year’s format looks a little bit different as each of the league’s 31 teams will play a condensed, 56-game schedule (868 total regular season games) competing in four realigned divisions as part of the NHL’s effort to limit travel during the pandemic.
Will there be fans at NHL games 2021?
NHL expects 30 of its 32 teams to open arenas at 100% capacity for 2021-22 season.
How long is NHL 2021 season?
After two seasons that were cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021-22 season is set to be (fingers crossed) a full 82-game slate.
What month does hockey season start?
The league returned to its normal October -to-April scheduling and a full 82-game regular season since the 2018–19 NHL season as the previous two NHL seasons were shortened due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The season began on October 12.
What is the average attendance at a NHL game?
By Sean Shapiro Prior to COVID shutting down the 2019-20 season, the average attendance at an NHL game was 17,423 fans per game.
Will there be a Stanley Cup 2021?
It’ll be a familiar one — either the defending champion or the franchise that has done it a record 24 times. Beginning on Monday, June 28, it’ll be the Lightning and the Canadiens in the 2021 Stanley Cup Final.
When did the 2020 NHL season start?
Season Format The regular season will be 56 games with exclusively intradivision play.