Phoenix LXXII: Send in the Clowns
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02-26-2013, 07:58 PM
Join Date: Jun 2012
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OR, you can be nice, wait for an expansion, and and we'll do some finagling around with the teams to make sure you end up in the soon to be "Central" division."
That's an easy switch. If Phoenix goes to Quebec this summer, you put the franchise in the Central/Midwest division where most opponents will only be one time zone from QC, and you move Colorado to the Pacific Division, where it was slated to be in the re-alignment proposed a year ago. That is effectively the switch contemplated in 2010 when it was thought the Coyotes might move to Winnipeg - the talk was they'd move that franchise to the Central and shift Colorado to the Pacific.
It's not perfect, but it would have Quebec 0 or 1 time zone away from their division opponents, as opposed to 2 or 3 time zones if they stay in the Pacific.
Last edited by WildGopher: 02-26-2013 at
. Reason: all teams in the proposed Midwest Division are centraltime zone
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