Canucks to resume season Friday, North Division to play through mid-May
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The Vancouver Canucks will reopen their facilities Sunday and return to action April 16 against the Edmonton Oilers, pending Saturday's COVID-19 test results.

The NHL has rescheduled the seven postponed Canucks games that were to occur between March 31 and April 14. As a result, Vancouver's regular-season slate will now end on May 16.

Here are the rescheduled contests:

All times in p.m. EST.

Away Home Original date New date (Time)
Oilers Canucks May 4 April 16 (9:00)
Flames Canucks March 31 April 21 (10:00)
Canucks Leafs April 30 April 29 (7:30)
Canucks Flames April 10 May 3 (9:00)
Canucks Oilers April 3 May 4 (9:00)
Canucks Oilers April 12 May 8 (10:00)
Senators Flames April 20 May 9 (8:00)
Canucks Jets April 4 May 10 (8:00)
Canucks Jets April 6 May 11 (8:00)
Maple Leafs Senators May 10 May 12 (7:30)
Canucks Oilers April 14 May 13 (9:00)
Flames Canucks May 8 May 15 (TBD)
Canucks Flames April 8 May 16 (TBD)

In addition to those changes, two other games will be played on the same dates as originally planned, but with new start times. The Maple Leafs-Canucks contest in Vancouver on April 19 will now begin at 9 p.m. ET instead of 10 p.m., and the Oilers' road game against the Montreal Canadiens on May 10 will now start at 7 p.m. instead of 5:30 p.m.

Nineteen Canucks players remain in COVID-19 protocol.

Entering the 2021 season, the NHL had planned to begin the Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 11. However, the league delayed that by a day in late March before pushing it even further Saturday. The final day of the regular season was originally May 8.

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