This was reported on the organization’s website.

It is noted that the NHLPA executive committee will hold talks with the NHL regarding the resumption of the season in this format, as the parties need to discuss some details.

Prior to this, the Stanley Cup was held with 16 teams.

The NHL regular season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

It was previously reported that the NHL wants to extend the expiring contracts of hockey players until the actual end of the season.