We knew it was just a matter of time til we got this announcement. Let’s hope it’s not serious. Here’s a look at how this might have happened:
So as we look for some encouraging news, the word yesterday that a group of NHL players have been working on a proposal for re-starting the season had some people excited. But should they be?
These are uncertain times for all, including the best hockey players on the planet.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) March 17, 2020
That hasn't stopped a group of players from spitballing about a late-July return for the #NHL. Let's take a look at their idea, the roadblocks and the questions:https://t.co/wH7IPxxkiR
Here’s what they’re propsing:
This is what the players are proposing for the restart of the NHL season. Thoughts? pic.twitter.com/MDC5lUFkip— Spinorama Hockey (@spinohockey) March 17, 2020
I have two issues with this: 1) Why finish the schedule? Points percentage could be used to determine seeding (as it looks like they will do in the CHL), and 2) They want a full 82 game season next year starting in November? There’s no way in hell this doesn’t end in a metric shit-ton of injuries, especially for this godforsaken team.
Here’s the poll question from Monday:
Interesting. I am sure this will change over the next couple days.
And that brings us to today’s poll question:
How should the NHL determine playoff seeding when play resumes?
This poll is closed
The standings as they are, duh!
Finish the season first
No playoffs, just a new season with no Cup winner for the 2019-20 season