Travis Hamonic and Sven Baertschi choose to opt out of the 24-team playoff due to COVID-19 concerns (updated)
As the NHL’s Return to Play plan was approved with the passing of the CBA Friday evening, the protocols of the return have become more clear. As of Saturday afternoon, Travis Hamonic of the Calgary Flames and Sven Baertschi of the Vancouver Canucks have opted out of the playoffs.
NHL players have until Monday, July 13 at 5 PM ET to opt out without penalty.
By Cara Bahniuk 3 years ago