2021 Offseason Rules and League Management Thread May 22, 2021 13:37:46 GMT -5 Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostBack to Top Post by Cliffsnotes on May 22, 2021 13:37:46 GMT -5 OFFSEASON RULES & LEAGUE MANAGEMENT THREADThis post will be frequently edited to show the current status of the preparations for next year. See the posts below for additional details.2021-2022 Pre-Season To Do List:1.1 2020-21 Payouts and 2021-22 Payments1.2 Discuss Expansion1.3 Find 12 Owners 2.1 Pandemic Specific Rules 2.2 Normal Offseason Rule Changes 3.1 Offseason Trades & Keepers4.1 Draft1.1 2020-21 Payouts and 2021-22 PaymentsI believe Hodgey has put a bow on this issue.Next!1.2 ExpansionThere is none.As announced elsewhere, we are creating a new separate league. I'll provide a link when ready.Next!1.3 Find 12 ownersI will create a facebook post for this. Please post there, or let Hodgey or JD know via PM if you are returning (let's not clutter the thread below).Here's the current list of those who have committed to 2021-2022:1. Solly2. Panicfan3. Dallas4. Hodgey5. Sharky6. JD7. ALL CAPS8. DevSop9. OTF10. MDWDFW11. MmmmBaker12. FlashNote: Greg is going to move over to the new league. This will allow us to add one new member. That new member has posted an entrance video on facebook.Next!2.1 Pandemic Specific RulesThere shouldn't be anything new for this year. Please note that the NHL is expected to start slightly late in 2021-2022, so it is not unlikely that we will have a regular season less than 22 weeks.Next!2.2 Normal Offseason Rule ChangesDiscussions to begin soon. I have created a permanent Rules Thread, so that we don't have to post the 90% of the rules that never change in this thread.After a lot of talk, we kept it mostly the same. Next!3.1 Offseason Trades & Keepers We are Live!4.1 DraftWill begin on September 22th.The draft pick tracker is here: docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ccEmArLYhsdb_vVbIUTX-MA4Nhb8OH_GRyjxUYrrxgU/edit#gid=2Any rules not explicitly stated here default to the ESPN Fantasy Hockey League Rules, if applicable.