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The National Hockey League has released its phased return to play protocols detailing much information about getting hockey back to action.

The NHLPA voted in favour of moving forward with the league’s return to play plan that would feature a 24-team format with some play-in games.

Since then, the league has made the return to play format public. It walks through steps and procedures the league and its teams will need to follow to bring pro hockey back. It breaks down phase two and a plethora of detailed info.

Here’s a look at what the protocol covers:

  • General Description
  • Travel to the Club’s Home City
  • Testing for Infection and Antibodies
  • Temperature/Symptom Check
  • Education Session
  • Pre-Participation Medical Evaluation
  • Symptomatic Persons During Phase 2
  • Permitted Activities
  • Permitted Personnel
  • Social Distancing, PPE, and Other Safety Measures
  • Personal Safety Precautions
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting
  • Activities Outside of Club Facilities
  • Club Facilities
  • Club Facility Hygiene

For a full dive, you can take a look at the protocol here.

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