. Winnepeg goes from the SE to the NW
Colorado goes from NW to the Pacific
Dallas goes from the Pacific to the Central
Nashville goes from the Central to the SE
Others have suggested a more radical realignment with just Four divisions in the league instead of the six we have now. In my review I will just analyze the Eastern conference which would have Northern and Southern divisions.
The North: Tor; Buf; NYR; NYI; Mon; Bos; NJD; Ott The South Was; Phi; Pit; Fla; Tpa; Car; Nas*
Initially the South appears stonger and the North more traditional with four of the "original six" franchises. The imbalance in numbers would be corrected in time by the gain or loss of a franchise. Number of games played between the various clubs to be determined What are your ideas?