January 1st start date for 2020-21 NHL season


Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel plays during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players Association announced on Tuesday that the 2020-21 regular season will begin on January 1st.

The start of training camp will be communicated at a later date.

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