After all of the madness inside the NHL’s bubble in Canada in 2020, the Stanley Cup Playoffs are back to normal in 2021. Well, kind of.
In one of the first major incidents involving an official since the Tim Donaghy scandal took over the NBA, the NHL finally had to bring the hammer down on a referee.
As the NHL prepares for its first regular season of the COVID-19 pandemic, the league’s players will have to quickly become accustomed to a new normal of sorts in 2021.
Out of the 24 squads taking over the NHL’s bubbles in both Edmonton and Toronto, Canada has a 25-percent representation. Could one of them win it all?