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03-05-2013, 08:22 AM
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Originally Posted by saffronleaf View Post
I completely agree with the article -- the NHL should shorten its season. Playing in October is a complete joke in the vast majority of the US -- even in its best hockey markets. You have the MLB playoffs going on and the NFL season is well under way. It makes complete sense to wait until the end of the MLB postseason before starting the NHL season. Personally, I think they could also end the season earlier to ensure that we are not playing hockey in June, which strikes many as kind of silly.
You realize that basically no one pays attention to the baseball playoffs, right? And that the NFL is pretty much 1 day a week?

There are probably good arguments for not starting in October. But neither of these are.

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