Above is a chart detailing the new conferences recently approved by the NHL Board of Governors for realignment. Looks good, right? Makes more geographical sense, makes traveling easier on (most) teams. Well, except those poor bastards down in Florida, but let’s be real, traveling was gonna suck for them either way. At least they’re not flying to Winnipeg for division games anymore.
Those clever NHL BoG dudes forgot one thing, though:
They’re (allegedly) betting on adding two expansion teams. And I highly doubt they’ll both be in the West.