Tuesday, December 6, 2011

NHL Realignment

So if any of you heard the NHL is going to be realigned. Keeps the teams more centralized and less travel for some teams especially the Detriot Red Wings. I am in favor of this idea. For the most part everyone keeps their biggest rival. Islanders keep Rangers, Bruins keep the Canadians, Red Wings get Blackhawks. I am higly interested on the how  the playoffs will be setup. 4 conferences, 4 teams each with a possible setup of intraconference rivals play each other in the 1st two rounds. This makes for much heated playoff hockey which is the best type. It was by far the most radical but seems like the most enjoyable. Getting to see Crosby against Ovi multiply times of the year is must see TV. Wondering what you all think, message our twitter(@bsrs_blog) or leave a comment.


  1. Although I do agree with Realignment, I'm curious on what this will do to the All Star game. Will the keep an East vs. West format, use the North America Vs. the world joke, or come up with something like the other major sports, and have confrences as well as divisions? Have you heard what they plan and what do you think will happen?

  2. Last year the NHL used a fantasy draft like feel to the all star game. They selected two captains who then took turns taking picks to choose each team from the pool of selected All-stars. The NHL hasn't announced a change from this for this year as far as I know. As far as I know, there will be four conference and four teams from each will probably make the playoffs each season so that the playoff format will remain the same.