By Scott Kozlowski aka scottkoz20

When the NHL approved the sale of the Atlanta Thrashers to True North Sports and Entertainment for the purposes of moving the franchise to Winnipeg for the 2011-12 season, the evil R-word (realignment) was going to be a necessary topic of discussion.

A lot has been said since that time regarding realignment, specifically which team(s) should go to what division. There is a lot of lobbying from various people to position their team in the slot that Winnipeg will vacate when they move to the Western Conference next season.  Most people would tell you that Detroit, Columbus or More >