Razor's Rejected NHL Realignment Scenarios
Re-posted from July 14, 2011...
By Age: Original 6 Division (BOS, DET, MTL, TOR, CHI, NYR), The Double-Down Division (LA, SJ, MIN, PHI, PIT, STL) The How Bout 6 More Division (EDM, CAR, COL, WPG, BUF, VAN) The Let's Make it 21 Division (CGY, NYI, NJ) The Spf30 Division (FLA, PHX, DAL, ANA, TB) The Master Footprint Division (NSH, CBJ, OTT, WSH)
By Color: The Blacks Division (ANA, LA, BOS, DAL, PIT), The Lines On the Ice Were Our Inspiration Division (WSH, NYR, MTL, CBJ, COL) The Blue and a Smattering of Something Else Division (BUF, EDM, NSH, NYI, STL, TB, TOR, VAN, WPG?), The Colorblind Division (SJ, PHI) The Red Division (CGY, CAR, CHI, DET, FLA, MIN, NJ, OTT, PHX)
By Success: Won a Cup Division (ANA, BOS, CGY, CAR, CHI, COL, DAL, DET, EDM, MTL, NJ, NYI, NYR, PHI, PIT, TB, TOR) Won the Conference Division (WSH, VAN, STL, SJ, OTT, MIN, LA, FLA, BUF) Won Diddly Squat Division (CBJ, NSH, PHX, WPG)
By Alphabet: Self explanatory
By Team Nickname: Animals (Bruins, Panthers, Predators, Coyotes), Water Habitaters (Sharks, Penguins, Ducks), People (Canucks, Senators, Islanders, Canadiens, Kings, Blue Jackets, Blackhawks, Rangers), Flight (Jets, Flyers, Red Wings, Stars), Natural Disasters (Flames, Hurricanes, Avalanche, Lightning), Just...Stuff (Capitals, Blues, Sabres, Maple Leafs, Wild, Oilers), Religion (Devils, and maybe Canadiens)
By National TV Exposure: The NBC Division (PIT, WSH, NYR, CHI, BOS, DET), The CBC Division (TOR, MTL, VAN), The Versus Division (PHI, MIN, SJ, DAL, STL), The TSN Division (CGY, OTT, EDM, WPG, BUF), The Live Streaming Division (ANA, CAR, COL, CBJ, FLA, LA, NSH, NJ, NYI, PHX, TB)