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Author: Robert MacDonald

Fixing the NHL Points System and Re-Seeding the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

COLUMBUS, OH – JANUARY 07: Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) blocks a shot from Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) during a shootout in a game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Florida Panthers on January 07, 2018 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH. Blue Jackets defeated the Panthers 3-2 in a shootout. (Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) In order to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, teams spend the entire year working to collect points in the standings. Unlike other professional sports leagues in North America, like the NBA, MLB, and NFL,...

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Florida Panthers Eliminated from Playoff Contention

View the original article on Last Word On Hockey: Florida Panthers Eliminated from Playoff Contention SAN JOSE, CA – NOVEMBER 16: Evgenii Dadonov #63 of the Florida Panthers looks on during the game against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on November 16, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Rocky W. Widner/NHL/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Evgenii Dadonov When the season began, the Florida Panthers were coming off a disaster of a 2016-17 season. The front office shuffled, as well as the coaching staff, re-instating Dale Tallon as general manager and hiring Bob Boughner as head...

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