2020 Return To Play

The Schedule for the Rangers and Hurricanes Qualifying Series (Updated)

7/14 | The NHL has announced that on August 1 the Rangers will play at 12PM, August 3rd at 12PM and August 4th at 8PM.

7/10 | The NHL has announced the schedule for the Rangers and Hurricanes qualifying series:

  • August 1 12PM
  • August 3 12PM
  • August 4 8PM
  • August 6* TBD
  • August 8* TBD

*If necessary


The Eastern Conference is playing their games in Toronto where games will be scheduled at 12PM, 4PM and 8PM ET.. The Western Conference, in Edmonton, will play games at 2PM, 6:30PM and 10:30PM ET.

The NHL has not released an official broadcast schedule or times for games.

Training Camps are slated to begin this Monday, on July 13th. Teams will travel to their hub cities on July 26th and play exhibition games between July 28th and July 30th.

Round 1, following the qualifying round, of the NHL Playoffs is slated to begin on August 11th.

Should the Rangers lose to the Hurricanes, they will have a 12.5% chance at the #1 overall pick when Phase Two of the Draft Lottery occurs on August 10th.

The 2020 NHL Draft is scheduled to take place on October 9th and 10th.