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02-25-2013, 02:22 AM
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Originally Posted by BonkTastic View Post
Sure it is: you still need to win 16 games in the playoffs to win the cup, shortened-season or not. They didn't shorten the playoffs.

If anything, the regular season scoring records might be worth less. Smaller sample size, more room for statistical anomalies to occur.

Not the Cup, though.
I contemplated this same question but what Bonk says is true. The real test is the playoffs, not necessarily the regular season. The regular season is there just to generate enough money to pay the players, otherwise it would probably be 48 games anyway.

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