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01-21-2013, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by coolboarder View Post
My perfect expansion teams and post-expansion format is simple, expand up to 36 teams. 4 conferences, 9 teams each conference. 20 teams playoff format. Pipe dream of mine below:

Expansion teams: Seattle, Portland, Houston, Kansas City and Quebec City, Toronto 2,

Conference games:4x8=32 games
Non-conference games 2x27=54 games
Total games: 86 games
Too high a % of games outside the Conference. 57/86 = 66%

Even if you did it as 2 Divisions per Conference, that still means 42% of games outside the Conference. Now 42% wouldn't be too bad if you're talking inter-Conference Playoffs after the 2nd Round.

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