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.

Canucks to resume season Friday, North Division to play through mid-May
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