Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 1/2/13
Here's another tasty rumor to dissect while the NHL and NHLPA inch closer to a new CBA. Previously we discussed the potential conference swap between Columbus and Winnipeg in the event of a shortened season. Now a rumor has surfaced - multiple times - that both the NHL and NHLPA have discussed internally the idea of expanding the NHL postseason. Most recently Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet.ca Tweeted that both sides have talked about the idea of adding four additional playoff teams. Let's make it clear that this is a rumor. Perhaps that should be Rumor with a capital R. Aside from various reports on Twitter, nothing concrete on this front has surfaced. It should also be underlined that in the current rumor the two sides have only talked about the idea of expansion internally. As far as we know, the NHL and NHLPA have never discussed adding additional playoff teams together in the same room. The rumor also lacks one vital piece of information - Would the playoff expansion of fou...
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