Gary Bettman and Bill Daly press conference just concluded. 1pm--1:45pm Sat. Sept. 19 / 2020..
-no set time for next season but will be 82 games.
-Have had ongoing discussions with the other major leagues throughout the crisis.
-Gave full marks to Canada. Were instrumental making the playoffs work.
-No set plan in place for spectators in buildings when play does return. Could be none, could be all or anything in between.
-Seattle franchise will not be delayed in any way.
-Islander will be healthy with the completion of their state od the art new building, (not worried).
-No plans for any further "bubble" situational play.
-Acknowledges attendance is at least 50% of revenue, so there will be a hit.
-Bitches about how little sleep he's had, numerous times.......
Gary Bettman says the NHL has administered more than 30,000 COVID-19 tests with teams inside the bubble, and still hasn't had a positive result.