Bobby Orr Conference
Lafleur Division: Ottawa, Montreal, Buffalo, Toronto, Boston
Howe Division: Detroit, Washington, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Carolina
Potvin Division: NY Rangers, NY Islanders, New Jersey, Tampa Bay, Florida
Wayne Gretzky Conference
Sawchuk Division: Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Colorado, Dallas
Hull Division: Chicago, Minnesota, St. Louis, Columbus, Nashville
Dionne Division: Vancouver, San Jose, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Phoenix
Its Obvious to All Fans
The NFL has long had it, MLB now has Wild Card teams, it is long past time for the NHL to reward its fans with a Wild Card Weekend.
It's simple, all it requires is realignment and common sense. Realignment is easy, common sense not so much.
Here's how it can work: