NHL 2010: Parity in the NHL, What Separates Winners From Losers?

December 10th, 2010 by Dave Haine Leave a reply »
It's a tie!

The world of Professional sports strives for parity.

Well, most leagues (Major League Baseball is the exception, stupid Yankees) and the NHL Western Conference is a dead heat!

Leagues run their amateur drafts and have all sorts of rules or policies designed to create balance. 

I don't believe the league really cares about being fair for the sake of being fair—it's about owners! Some owners are championship hungry, but all are bottom line sensitive. 

It's a business—all owners look to have their investment provide maximum profits.

Winning keeps fans interested and interested fans are happy fans which equals money.

We all dream of our team as a dynasty but reality is the game craves equality.

The systems are in place to help each team build a roster that can challenge for glory. 

It all sounds great, but some teams take longer or sadly never turn the corner while others seem to never leave the dance floor. 

This year, the NHL, through two month ...

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