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#1 toby91_ca

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Posted 04 October 2010 - 09:14 AM

Okay, call me an idiot for not paying real close attention to dates and when the regular season was actually starting, but I simply assumed that the regular season would be starting early this week, perhaps even tonight.

It was Oct. 1st on Friday and I knew there were still pre-season games on the weekend, so I assumed the last pre-season games would be played on Saturday and regular season would begin on Monday (this was in the back of my had I guess from a calendar perspective and what I have grown used to, since I actually did konw there were games on Sunday, not sure how I blocked that out though).

In any event, I'm used to the season beginning somewhere between Oct. 2-4 and this year it doesn't start until Oct. 7th? Why? If everyone complains so much about the season going too far into June, why start the season so late? I have some ideas about playoff schedule as well (i.e. why so many days off here and there.....though I must admit some of that may be due to TV scheduling and building commitments, but still).

#2 Donaldjr2448

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Posted 04 October 2010 - 09:31 AM

I think that main reason the season started so early last year was because of the Olympic Break. Of course this year we don't have to worry about that (Thankfully).

#3 Heaton

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Posted 04 October 2010 - 09:39 AM

The season always starts after October 4th.
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#4 CenterIce

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Posted 04 October 2010 - 10:36 AM

You also have to give teams time to make roster changes.

#5 stevkrause

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Posted 04 October 2010 - 10:57 AM

You also have to give teams time to make roster changes.

Exactly.

I understand your pain OP, we're all jonesing for some real NHL action, but this is actually for good reason...

All I have to say about Holland and our off-season:

Here in this thread

Here in this one as well

Here in this one too

and finally

Here


Holland is a damn good GM. period.


#6 zombi

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Posted 04 October 2010 - 03:51 PM

They said during last night's broadcast that the reason that last season started so early was the Winter Olympics.

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#7 RedOrDead

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Posted 04 October 2010 - 04:04 PM

remember after the lockout when they had all 30 teams play on opening night? i was hoping they would do that every year.





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