The NHL season had previously been suspended in March due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The NHL announced Tuesday it will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 if it is able to resume play.
The league released a memo Monday saying it is targeting early next month as the start date for Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol.
Cameron McEwan is one of the nation's top hockey talents. He says that about halfway through this season he started getting calls from National Hockey League (NHL) scouts.
The NHL will join the NBA in canceling its season amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
A night after Ayres stepped in as an emergency goalie in Carolina's 6-3 victory at Toronto, the Hurricanes said they are bringing the Zamboni driver to Raleigh for their game Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars.
Police say they are investigating an accusation that the Philadelphia Flyers mascot 'Gritty' physically assaulted a teenage boy.