NHL Thread: 24 team playoff? Sure.

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  1. DetroitNole

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    Anyone expecting those numbers to be zero were naive. Doesn't mean anything to me about odds of a season, they start quarantining those with positive tests and the numbers go down each round. Go look at European soccer leagues, they had positive tests from multiple clubs their first couple rounds of tests. Didnt stop them from coming back.
     
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  2. DeToxRox

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  3. Tarpon Nole

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    Europe is nothing like the US. We are rapidly getting worse every day. Europe did what it took to slow it and is getting better each day

    as much as they want to say it will be a bubble, it won’t be perfect.

    I’m 50/50 we get to the SCF this year at this point
     
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  4. DeToxRox

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    The Athletic has a new story out where unnamed players are saying they are more convinced than ever that returning to play in a bubble is a bad idea. It seems like it’s at least an even split on if players even want to play again this season.
     
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  5. DeToxRox

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    Vegas should be scrapped since it’s inevitable they become a hot spot soon enough.
     
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  6. Leeds Raider

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    I still have no idea how this city hasn't been a bigger hot spot through this all. But I get why the NHL likes the idea, can have everyone in just a couple resorts to make it easier to contain everyone.
     
  7. DeToxRox

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    I just think it’s weird they are going to choose two cities in the pacific time zone.
     
  8. CF3234

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    I don’t think it really matters. Allows them to have games running from like 3est-11pm without breaking a sweat
     
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  9. Pasta88

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    I’m quite skeptical about the re-start happening because a. the situation seems to be getting worse in the US with no end in sight and b. the having to live away from home in a random city for weeks on end.

    At least in the European countries that have started soccer back up the covid situation was more under control and due to the smaller geography players can live at home.
     
  10. DeToxRox

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    Stutzle over Byfield at 2
     
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    They will fuck this up
     
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  12. Truman

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    Extension as keeping it as is, or extended w some changes ?
     
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  14. CF3234

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    There has to be some changes.
     
  15. DeToxRox

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    Yikes
     
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  16. Illinihockey

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    Doesn’t this seem like a terrible idea?

     
  17. IrishLAX2

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    Please take Ruff. The Rangers could use a new defensive system.
     
  18. Illinihockey

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    Hall of Fame predictions for today? Obviously Hossa and Iginla are slam dunks and if it were up to me I'd put in Mogilny, Turgeon, and Roenick
     
  19. DeToxRox

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  20. The Banks

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    What did Ken Holland build exactly? List his post-salary cap era free agent signings
     
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  21. Truman

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    Hopefully for wings fans, he built a lotto winner!
     
  22. 34

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    Kevin Lowe is a hall of famer an Daniel Alfreddson is not. Kinda stupid
     
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  23. zeberdee

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    I’m going to guess he was cleared by doctors and there isn’t much risk.
     
  24. Lenin

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    I watched the Untitled video on Iginla

    was pretty cool
     
  25. Illinihockey

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    unless they changed how they treat cancer, him risking getting Covid seems insane
     
  26. MJH

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    The HOF seems to let in a lot of very good but not great players like Lowe. Was Lowe ever considered an elite player? He had one top 5 Norris finish in a career that was almost two decades. I’m a fan of what Andreychuk brought to the Lightning but he’s another guy that was very good and not a top player over his career.
     
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  27. zeberdee

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    unless he’s just staying in complete isolation, the rink is probably safer than walking in his apartment building. I’m sure the staff were extra cautious with him.
     
  28. The Banks

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    Yeah I dont understand the Lowe choice. The only impressive thing he did was be on good teams. His stats are putrid, even for the era. He wasnt elite defensively. Was he ever a top 5 player on his own team?
     
  29. DeToxRox

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    Just rolls off the tongue
     
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  31. CF3234

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    That’s gonna be called the CPA from day one
     
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  34. CF3234

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    I can only imagine the amount of waste that will go into the purification process to make rainwater suitable for use as NHL ice.
     
  35. Pasta88

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    Panarin seems way different than most of the other Russian stars. Wasn’t he also criticizing Putin at one point?
     
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  36. Truman

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    Yes
     
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  37. bro

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    You have no clue what you are talking about but glad we have got your opinion on the matter.
     
  38. CF3234

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    The NHL has full time ice experts maintaining the ice at each rink. Lmao if you think they grab a hose, spray whatever water is available, and freeze it. Every aspect of making is carefully thought out. Yea. Using rain water is a cool gimmick, but the reality is that they will probably create more harmful waste by requiring rain water than if they did what they normally do.
     
  39. G46

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    so is he not reporting?

    I don’t really understand the end. Of course everyone wants games at msg, that’s just not feasible right now.
     
  40. DeToxRox

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  42. miles

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    Could see them potentially moving Yands in the last year of his contract after the 2021 season even if they have to eat something to do it.
     
  43. CF3234

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    absolutely. He gets a 3 million bonus on july 1st of that last year. Should be easy to find a team to take that cap hit on after the bonus is paid.
     
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  44. The Banks

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    Bump for disappointment.
     
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  45. DeToxRox

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    I’ve already accepted 4th since I love three players a lot. I do think we will get someone very good at fourth though so I’m not totally crestfallen.
     
  46. The Banks

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    Devils trotting out known piece of shit Brodeur for this?
     
  47. DeToxRox

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  48. DayDomination

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    Eat shit Bettman
     
  49. CF3234

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    Give me chaos.
     
  50. The Banks

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    No.