I'm bringing back the blog! I took a hiatus and focused my energy on the search for a full-time job. Now that I've found a full-time position, it's time to start posting again.

Some days I wish I could read the minds of Gary Bettman and other NHL executives. And since the NHL announced it’s new conference realignment on March 14, I’ve wondered that a lot.

It makes absolutely zero sense to me to have a division format when there are not equal teams in each division and playoff positions depend on division rankings.

There is one good thing about this realignment: every team will visit each NHL city once a year. In my opinion, this should’ve happened sooner in a league that has an 82-game schedule and 30 teams.

Instead of bashing the current route the NHL has decided to take, I have created my own (very simple) realignment proposal: