The new realignment has caused enough controversy in 48 hours to potentially last a season, and since the NHLPA hasn’t voted yet, the chatter will continue until they do….any beyond. While some of the conferences make sense, I don’t see too much that’s all that crazy. I gave my stance on it yesterday here, and for the most part I still feel the same way. It’s good, it creates some interesting rivalries, and maintains some old ones. We can’t have everything, and knowing that no matter what the NHL did someone wasn’t going to be happy. Embrace it everyone. Change is good. Links after the jump.
News Around Sunrise:
* Florida Panther President Michael Yormark likes the new setup: Miami Herald.
* Jack Skille has been listening to Kevin Dineen. Sun-Sentinel.
* Get the latest on the prospect of our organEYEzation: Team Website.
* The Florida Panthers Foundation will be participating in four initiatives in December. Team Website.
Around The NHL:
* Tuesday Night’s Three Stars Puck Daddy.
* Your box scores from Tuesday night. TSN.ca.
* Jeremy Roenick and Keith Jones discuss the realignment. Pro Hockey Talk.
* Ken Campbell calls the realignment plan promising, but unfinished. The Hockey News.
* Dave Lozo looks at last year’s standings under the new proposed alignment. NHL.com.
* Ex-Panthers David Booth & Roberto Luongo leave last night’s game in pain. ESPN NHL.
* Versus will follow Patrick Kane for 36 hours in a series called NHL 36. Puck The Media. This will be worth a lot more than 20 cents.
* A beer guide to the NHL’s arenas. SaveOnBrew.
* Take a look at some of the fantasy hockey player busts for the year. Dobber. Which reminds me, I ahve some work to do on that.
* Down Goes Brown asks “Should You Fire Your Coach”?
* Tyler Seguin learns the hard way that you shouldn’t miss breakfast. Puck Daddy.
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