Daily Dasherboard July 20, 2013


Getting excited about the 2013-2014 season yet?

If the release of next season’s schedule didn’t get you pumped up for the return of hockey, then surely the new, exciting names given to the NHL divisions has you thrilled, right?  I mean, how could they not?  Atlantic, Pacific, Central, and the sexy Metropolitan division – so much thought and creativity went into those names!

Errrr . . .

Well, at the very least, the six outdoor games must appeal to you, right?

Ummmm . . .

All right; I’ll stop while I’m ahead.  Maybe today’s links can get your heart-rate up!

Whose schedule is golden?  Whose proves the NHL enjoys making grown men cry?  Check out the winners and losers of the 2013-2014 schedule. [Bleacher Report]

Start marking your calendars: here are 10 games you don’t want to miss this season, according to Puck Daddy.

And here’s a different opinion on the 10 must-see games in 2013-2014. [Bleacher Report]

With the conference realignment comes things to love, and things to dislike. [Bleacher Report] Well, duh.

I don’t think anyone will disagree that the new division names are boring at best, and embarrassingly idiotic at worst.  Check out some of the better Tweets that came out of yesterday’s unveiling of the division names. [Sports Illustrated]

There will be a break in the action ext season as NHL players participate in the 2013 Winter Olympics.  That is all well and good, but in this country, the 1980 Miracle on Ice is the gift that keeps on giving. [WGR 550]

Finally: interested in which Sabres might be playing in Russia for the 2014 Olympics?  Here’s one list of possible candidates. [Die By the Blade]

Happy Saturday!

 

 

 

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