Realigned!!! [3/7 update: CHI - COL - DAL - MIN - NSH - STL - WPG; NHLPA approves]
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02-18-2013, 09:09 PM
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How do they work that then when it comes to this planned "Central" division? Winnipeg is the only Canadian team in the division if there are no changes to the proposed system. They are currently the only Canadian team in their division, obviously, but if realignment is supposed to fix that, then Winnipeg is sort of out of luck again.
That said, I don't think Winnipeg ownership is too annoyed with this setup. Makes things much easier for them with the large number of central time starts.
Yeah I don't see how Winnipeg is upset with this. Sure they'd love to play western canada. But I think the Wild and Jets will be their biggest rivalry. It's a relatively short drive, and the Canadians love coming down to Minnesota to shop anyway. I'd imagine we'd see a lot of 50-50 crowds at the X for those games.
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