HNIC shows new potential alignment with 16 teams in "east" groupings
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02-25-2013, 10:36 AM
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Why would Detroit agree to that? Why would Detroit not just stay in the central group if a move east was temporary? What does Detroit gain from that? A year or two of more 7pm start times, only to go back to more 8pm start times? If Detroit ends up moving, they're not going back.
I think Detroit would prefer to be in Conference III. I think they are being a good soldier for the NHL playing in Conference II to placate the NHLPA's concern about the East having the small conferences. Detroit's issue with the West aren't the CTZ teams, it's all the games on the Pacific coast.
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