Featured, NHL NEWS

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...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

Install the ratings plugin

Install the postviews plugin

add your comment add this to delicious add this to digg share this on facebook Stumble this item
Hockey Tickets