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AP/CP Survey: 48 percent of NHLPA reps favor playoff change

4 monthes ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

A number of NHL players are in favor of changing the current playoff format.
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AP/CP Survey: 48 per cent of NHLPA reps favour playoff change

AP/CP Survey: 48 per cent of NHLPA reps favour playoff change

4 monthes ago   |   By National Post

Hockey players are conditioned to think that winning the Stanley Cup means going through the best teams to be the best team.
That does not mean they are blind to some of the inequalities of the NHL's current divisional playoff format. An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31 teams shows that almost half favour changing the format - and most support going back to seeding the Eastern and Western Conferences 1 through 8, the structure that was used from 1994-2013.
This is the sixth playoffs where each division's top three teams and a wild card are...
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