Schedule and Preds get green lights; Kelly, Ferguson face the music
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Forgive us for being a bit cynical about the "new" NHL schedule the league's board of governors produced Thursday afternoon.
If it looked suspiciously like the old, pre-lockout schedule, that's because it's exactly the same.
It only took three years of force-feeding fans a steady diet of eight divisional games to realize that the very people they were determined to lure back after the lockout were being turned off by the repetitiveness of the schedule.
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