NHL All-Star Game Changes Not Enough: What the Fans Really Want To See

November 10th, 2010 by Jon Neely Leave a reply »
The NHL's Annual GM meetings have been happening all this week, with each team's GM present as they discuss the current state of the game, and additions or rule changes that need to take place. It's a clash of some of the smartest minds in hockey, which makes it interesting why the combination of the game's brightest could only come up with this latest change to the All-Star Game.

You know, the one game every season you don't watch?

Actually, they didn't even change anything about the actual game, it will still be the same players, lolly-gagging around with the same I-don't-care-about-this-game attitude. It's good to know the GM's have the fan's best interest in all this.

So now, instead of the fans picking the starting lineups, oh wait, nope, that's still the same. Okay, so the only real change is that after the all-star players are picked by the league (and starters by the fans), and then two captains are nominated and they pick their teams out of the pre-picked players.

Give me a break. Even the Chilean miners know that there's not a single star player who will give anywhere near 100% in this game, either by personal choice or beca ...

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