Big news in advance of the NHL Awards in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
NHLPA was adamantly opposed to AHL-tested model (4 mins of 4 on 4 and 3 mins of 3 on 3) so NHL choice was no change at all or 3 on 3 for 5.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 23, 2015
In a vote on Monday, the NHLPA and league general managers recommended overtime change to five minutes of three-on-three for regular season games. The move still needs to be approved by the NHL’s Board of Governors to be implemented.