mathonwy wrote: I was only a Canuck back in 93 when they got rid of the old conferences.
I beat you by 1 minute CFP!
Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver would remain together in a proposed Western Conference that also includes Anaheim, Colorado, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and San Jose.
The realignment is aimed at evening out the travel schedules for all NHL teams with each team playing teams outside their conference twice per year, once at home and on the road.
In the seven-team Conferences, teams would play each other six times - three home, three away. In the eight-team Conferences, a bit more manoeuvering would be required.
Teams in the conferences of eight would play either five or six times per season on a rotating basis; three teams would play each other six times and four teams would play each other five times. This process would reverse each season.
The top four teams in each conference would qualify for the playoffs. The first-place team would play the fourth-place team; while second and third would square off. The four conference champions would meet in the third round of the
BCReefer wrote:How is it that they have 16 teams in the west and 14 in the east?
CFP! wrote:Thats bcs I was spell checking my shit.
Less caps next time math. Thread creating 101. lol
Island Nucklehead wrote: The idea of creating uneven divisions that makes it easier for the eastern teams to make the playoffs is a joke.
Hockey Widow wrote:But I wonder how Winnipeg feels not having any Canadian rivals in theirs? That too me this is a loss for Winnipeg, not getting Canadian teams in their building more than once a season.