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02-24-2013, 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Blackhawkswincup View Post
Also the NHL should just simply flip Jets/Jackets until expansion occures then they can talk about realignment on grand scale

NO reason to realign and have unbalanced conferences at this point
There are plenty of reasons to realign. Do I really need to go over them again???

- Dallas/Minnesota/Winnipeg all want to play most of their games in the central time zone. They are losing money because of their game times.
- Detroit/Columbus don't want to play as many games out west as they do
- Similarly, teams out west would rather play more games in the pacific time zone than play @ Minny or Dallas
- TB/FLA want to be with Toronto/Montreal who they consistently make better gates off due to all the snowbirds
- Team owners want every team to play in their buildings once a year

Is that not reason enough for change?

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