The new All-Star Game format is an exciting one, and it's actually a case of the NHL listening to its fans.
The long-held opinion and correct opinion on the Game itself, from basically all corners, was that it sucked. Games ending in scores that rival defensive struggles on the football field aren't necessarily fun to watch just because they have a ton of goals in them, and a big reason for that is the intensity of these games come in at negative-193,856 on a scale of 1 to 10.
Never mind the fact that everyone is skating off a hangover.
The Skills Competition is fun, and it's staying. The All-Star Draft is too fun and it's gone. But the League has done more to ensure that the game will be free-flowing and intense with this format, because the winning 11-player team gets to split $1 million.
Now, I find it difficult to root for Jonathan Toews or PK Subban to pull an extra $91,000 for winning a couple ofRead More »from NHL All-Star 3-on-3 roster projections: Central Division is nuts (Trending Topics)