According to a person with information about the executive board position of the NHL Players Association, 24 teams are voting on the playoffs to play in the format.
The source told the media on Thursday night on condition of anonymity that the vote was still going on. Therefore, the results of the vote can be as soon as Friday night. On the other hand, the Executive Board votes to approve the draft. The same is yet to be discussed on other details, including the health and safety protocols of the league and the players.
For your information, let us tell you that under the scheme proposed by the Joint NHL / NHLPA Return to Play Committee, the top four teams in each of the Eastern and Western Conferences will play each other for seeding, while the remaining 16 teams will play the best series. Play in five matches.