Business Insider is reporting that the 2018-2019 NHL season will kick off on April 1, 2019, as the NHL and NHLPA have announced the schedule for the 2018 and 2019 NHL seasons.
The announcement was made at the Hockey World Congress, which was held in Toronto in January 2018.
In 2019, the NHL will have its first-ever two-time world cup.
It will also be the first time a Canadian professional sports team will participate in a world cup since the 2004 Winter Olympics.
The Canadian men’s national hockey team will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, which will be hosted in Tokyo, Japan.
The 2018-2020 season will be played in Toronto, Canada.
The 2019 NHL season kicks off on March 8, 2020, and will last for 20 regular-season games, six playoff games, and the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
In 2020, the world cup will be held in China.
The 2018-2020 NHL season starts on March 9, 2020.
In 2021, the World Cup of Hockey will be staged in St. Petersburg, Russia, and in 2022, the first-of-its-kind World Cup will be in Helsinki, Finland.
The NHL will host five World Cup events over the next four years: the 2019 NHL World Cup, the 2020 NHL World Championship, the 2022 NHL World Championships, the 2023 NHL World Challenge, and a 2024 NHL World Hockey Challenge.