Walkom, officials look to learn from first 'new' season
The biggest fear for hockey people heading into this season is that they'll wake up on Oct. 4 and find out that they're like Pam Ewing on the old television show Dallas, that all the good that was accomplished last season was a big dream.
Only it won't be Bobby Ewing coming out of the shower, it'll be Jacques Lemaire and he'll be wrapped in the neutral-zone trap.
The genesis of this fear is the understanding that last year was but one step down a long ...
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2006-07 NHL Season Preview
The NHL had a major facelift a year ago, so after a full season of the new rules and new CBA, ESPN.com asks, what now? Scott Burnside takes a look at how are things really going to change over the long haul for ...
• The league
• On-ice officials
• General managers
• Goalies | Skaters