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Source: Increasing optimism for the 2020-21 AHL season

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A number of sources have informed Colorado Hockey Now of rumblings about a potential return-to-play plan, and an increasing optimism that there will in fact be a 2020-21 AHL season. 

“I really do think that we will play,” a close source said, before laying out an off-the-record plan that’s been tossed around.

One thing that is becoming increasingly apparent, however, is that is that the AHL won’t start on Dec. 4, as was the original hope. It certainly won’t start before the NHL’s season, which commissioner Gary Bettman recently said he’s targeting for a January 1st start date.

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A graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder, Scott has so far spent the early parts of his young career covering Colorado hockey — from the Avalanche to the Colorado Eagles to the DU Pioneers. His work can be found across sites such as NHL.com, TheAHL.com and SB Nation, among others. Scott currently resides in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, where he can sometimes be found waiting tables when he’s not writing.

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