The NHL and the league's players union has come to terms of a return to play scheduled for Jan. 13th. The season will last 56 games and include playoffs lasting into July. The league's board of governors voted to approve the agreement, back by the players association Friday night. The regular season will go until May 8th with a 16 team playoff to follow. The league's divisions have also been realigned to cut down on travel, including all seven Canadians team being in one division. Minnesota has been placed in the west division along with Anaheim, Arizona, Colorado, Los Angeles, San Jose, St. Louis and Las Vegas.