Even beer league teams have some fans. Heck, at most practices there are more than a few people standing around.
Playing to almost dead silence in an empty arena? How does that even work?
I'm betting we get piped in "crowd noise" and chants.
What they won't have is what they should have: a laugh track.
Strictly from a Flyers perspective, finishing 4th in the conference and playing a round Robin to potentially get 1st seed? Nice...but to what end? We had the best home record by far and now play no home games? Advantage...rest of the East. We lose the most by having no home games. Overall though, at least the team, which was arguably playing their best hockey of a decade plus, get a chance to see what they can do. Very important for Hart to be playing games when it counts. He needs that to devel
The NHL should just quit pretending they have integrity and just organize their league standings based on the teams with the best TV contracts generating the most revenue. It could look like this:
Blah blah $x x-x-xx
Blah blah $y y-y-yy
Teams would be sorted by revenue, and if two teams are tied, then PTS is the first tie-breaker.
Good point. And even if I despise this whole nonsense solution, I'll be a b!tch and watch it.
Because Buttman is God. All governments, doctors, health staff are fighting with this pandemic, trying desperately to put out those fires, but He has the solution. Send 1000+ people in some place in the US and Canada, along with the NHL crew, players, their families, jam-packed them in hotels and everything will be allright.
I heard that the final word will come to the p