|Players' association gives OK to NHL realignment|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 07 March 2013 13:23|
Now that the league has gotten the go-ahead from union chief Donald Fehr, the NHL will only need to get approval from the board of governors to put it in place.
No official details of the changes have been released by the NHL, but it is widely believed that teams such as Detroit and Columbus will be put into more travel-friendly divisions in the Eastern time zone, and the Winnipeg Jets - formerly the Atlanta Thrashers - will leave the Southeast Division for a spot in the Western Conference.