The Onion, one of North America's favourite spots to spend a bit of idle time has turned it's always comprehensive gaze on the state of the NHL.
The on line website today provided a few ideas for some rule changes that could just make the game of hockey more accessible and enjoyable for Americans, especially those looking for just a few friendly reminders of sports that they love.
The NHL's upper brass, no doubt a tad humourless these day's perhaps may not realize the satirical value of the Onion offerings.
Then again, things may be so bad in the footprint states, that Mr. Bettman and his fellow sailors adrift on stormy seas of the NHL these days, may just adopt the recommendations in time for training camp in the fall...
This post first appeared on my HockeyNation blog..