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A look at NHL's rule changes

Updated: October 4, 2005, 3:32 PM ET
ESPN.com

With the ratification of the new collective-bargaining agreement, the NHL gave the game a face-lift. It will be a lot for fans to digest at first, but the league is promising a faster, more exciting product.

Don't remember all of the changes? Still have questions? Well, here's a refresher course for Wednesday's Opening Night:

Rink Dimensions • Goal lines will be pushed back two feet closer to the end boards, leaving just 11 feet behind the nets. The extra four feet ...

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