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NHL proposes new realignment format: Good or bad?

Saturday night on the Hotstove, hockey reporter extraordinaire Elliotte Friedman reported the NHL’s new realignment plan. Unlike the plan that was approved by the NHL and rejected by the NHLPA in 2011, both “Eastern” conferences would have eight teams rather than seven, with Detroit and Columbus moving to the more geographically appropriate centres. Above is…

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Preview: Game #20 Leafs @ Flyers – Redemption

Remember that move by James van Riemsdyk stepping around Luke Schenn? Anyway… Per Chris Johnston of Sportsnet, Randy Carlyle took the Leafs’ loss in Ottawa a little hard:  “I think I’ve got to bear responsibility, I should have called a timeout with 28 seconds left for the faceoff. Those are the things that you have…