AHL moves 2020-21 season to early December

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The NBA kicked off their season Thursday night. 

Locally, the Springfield Thunderbirds could be hitting the ice at the MassMutual center come this December. 

The American Hockey League announced in a Tweet on Thursday that the anticipated start date for the 2020-21 AHL regular season has been moved to December 4, 2020. 

Details about the schedule have yet to be released.  

The league suspended the season back in March due to COVID-19 concerns. 

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