NHL Rule Change

9/15/18 By Andrew Walsh

One of the main complaints about the current state of the NHL is the fact that there is not enough scoring in today’s game. Going back 50 years as a frame of reference, the Stanley Cup champion in 1967 was the Montreal Canadiens. That year the Hart Trophy (given to the league’s most valuable player) winner was Stan Mikita, who played center and right wing. Games in the past used to routinely end with six goals being scored by the winning team. This is not the case in the NHL today. How should the league begin to fix this problem with a lack of scoring?More