A shadowy flight into the dangerous world of a hockey team...that does not exist.
With the lockout looming for the NHL, hockey analysts from the great white north come up with wonderful ideas like contracting the Islanders.
Everyone's always talking about contraction -- contract this team, contract that team. But if history has taught us anything, not only has contraction barely happened at all, it's certainly not something we should expect to see any time soon.
TSN.ca - NHL - Canada's Sports Leader "Gary Bettman has put the league in this situation," Chelios stated. "A guy who doesn't do his job shouldn't be there ..." I was going along with Chris...
Though it's been disguised around here by the banner year the Blazers are having, this has been a year of turmoil for the NBA. The league is facing financial troubles, rampant injuries, attendance woes in many cities, and the ongoing question of whether we're seeing great basketball here. Each of these issues is multi-faceted. There's no magic bullet for any of them, let alone all of them together. But there is a common thread that runs through them all, even if in a minor way.
The NBA has too many teams.