Wednesday, July 15, 2009

 

Sked

Any idea when the NHL decided that 4 games in 5 nights was OK? I don't recall ever seeing it before. The league has done all manners of loony things with the schedule, but has never (again, to my recollection, and I do pay attention to these things) okayed
  1. 3 games in 3 nights
  2. 4 games in 5 nights
The Flames do it twice this season: December 27/28/30/31, and January 5/6/8/9. (That also makes 9 games in 14 nights, which I would also submit is unusual.)

Comments:

And the second one is four games in five nights in four cities.
 


If they're going to pull this shit, maybe we should have double-headers?
 


Blame the Olympics...Iginla, as many as 3 Flames D, and possibly Kipper & Jokinen, will get no rest.
 


Certainly never seen that before.

Especially the 4 cities in 5 nights part is just plain nasty.
 


Yikes
 


I think it'd be neat, especially in the travel heavy Western conference, if they had some divisional back to backs where the home team stays at home for both games. 3 games series a la baseball is probably pushing it, but I don't see the problem of showing up to see the Flames or Wild two nights in a row.
 


I don't see the problem of showing up to see the ... Wild two nights in a row.

Oh, I do.
 


And No BofA's to end the season. Or even after January. Did I read that correctly?
 

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