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Presidents’ Trophy

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

You may not be a fan of hockey, or the NHL, or their current state of affairs, however the NHL has one thing right: The Presidents’ Trophy. The Presidents’ Trophy is a lot like winning a pennant, except it is league-wide, and it comes with both a financial bonus and an extra-special incentive for the postseason: home-ice throughout the playoffs.

Since the disastrous 11-inning tied All-Star Game in 2002, the winner of the All-Star Game — an exhibition game between popular players voted for by fans — wins home-field advantage in the World Series. This is absolutely nonsensical, but the previous rule was not that much better. Historically, both leagues alternated home-field advantage in the World Series, whi...

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