Archive | July 2012

A Tale of Two (Hypothetical) Seasons

A Twitter conversation between @Ein_Bearhoff and @SabresAmerks gave me an idea about the Sabres. What if the Sabres moved Tyler Ennis and Cody Hodgson to pick up Bobby Ryan and Rick Nash and replaced forwards with defensemen. In other words, the Sabres would be left without a true center and would be using a few defensemen as forwards. This leads to an interesting hypothetical situation that certainly merits some investigation. Thankfully I have NHL 12 at my disposal to investigate such insane ideas. While I did not entirely eliminate centers, what follows is two rather interesting hypothetical situations. Read More…