Will The Winnipeg Jets Succeed In The Western Conference?

Winnipeg Jets Are Heading Into The Men’s Division

For those of you that have read my tweets on Twitter relentlessly commenting on the physical style of play in the Western Conference, you are getting a great preview in the St. Louis / Los Angeles playoff series.  I am constantly questioning if this team, the Winnipeg Jets, is built to play with the big-boys.  I sarcastically call the Western Conference the “Mens” division of the NHL. As most of you know, I split my time between Winnipeg MB and San Tan Valley AZ so I have two teams I follow full-time and I’m quite familiar with the style of play in both conferences.  The Jets competed pretty well in the “Tippy Toe” conference where all the pretty boys like Crosby, Malkin, Stamkos play.  That’s not to say that there aren’t tough teams and players in the east but overall I think the west is bigger and tougher. [Read more…]

With NHL Realignment Should NHL Change The Playoff Format?

 

My new NHL realignment and playoff format !!!

Now that the NHL and NHLPA have agreed to a new CBA the next order of business will be realignment.  How will the conferences and divisions look?   We know that the new look conferences won’t be implemented until the 2013/2014 season, but I think they will look something like this: [Read more…]

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