I think as long as you're winning the team would live with it.
Winning makes everything better.
Rolling 4 lines and the minutes don't have to be equal but it makes the great teams in the NHL so good because it doesn't require you to switch things up so much on the fly trying to hide certain weak lines you can trust your team out there vs anyone.
This also keep legs fresh towards the end of the season and into the playoffs.
And right now the Flyers
I've mentioned something like that in the past with regards to running four lines that can play 15 minutes each night and people laughed and said it's not plausible because line 4 wouldn't be able to create the same scoring chances that line 1 or 2 would create, that the top talent plays on line 1 while the marginal talent plays on line 4, so you want to limit their ice time, etc.....
Looking at the depth the Flyers have from the big club and the prospects, creating four lines that c
Ever get invited to a tot-starred Nutcracker ballet performance, having endured two hours and then come to find it's not over, just an intermission.....? No? Well that's what watching the Wild is right now. Lord knows they are trying, but this show is over...………..