According to a source at the NHL Draft this past week, there has been a drastic idea to change the divisions for the 2012-13 season.
An NHL executive that was quoted annonymously said that Gary bettman has proposed a system where there are still the Eastern and Western Conferences, but each conference will have only two divisions.
The West would have the Pacific and Midwest, and the East would have the East and the South.
In this scenario it was said that both the Columbus Blue Jackets and Detroit Red Wings would move to the Eastern Conference, which makes you wonder what the divisions would look like next year. Obviously with an odd number of teams, a division in each c...