This new plan appears TV friendly and could boost the ratings locally and nationally.
The season is coming to an end. Raw Charge staffers explain why they're cheering for those other teams to lose and lose hard.
The NHL Board of Governors voted to realign the conferences in the NHL last week, but there was a peculiarity to their official scenario - the teams in Florida state were cut off from the rest of their conference. So the Raw Charge Question of the Week is, what do you think about the Tampa Bay Lightning and the 2012 NHL realignment scenario?
The NHL is all about promoting rivalries. That's why they scheduled all of the Tampa Bay / Florida match-ups in the early part of the season...? Some pregame notes are included here
The NHL marketing wizards are all over Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin. But is it a real or manufactured rivalry?
[A]s far as it goes for us, there's no team that we'd rather beat more than Pittsburgh, especially in a Game 7 at home.