A net dilemma for Turin?


We thought it was still worth mentioning that there are some teams still riding their own wave of perfection. The Vancouver Canucks are 7-0-0 at GM Place and the Carolina Hurricanes have the same record at RBC Center. Teams are also finding success away from home. The Detroit Red Wings have yet to lose away from Joe Louis Arena (7-0-0) and the Montreal Canadiens are getting it done outside of the Bell Centre. On the opposite end are the Blues, who have yet to win on the road (0-3-2).


Here's an idea. Every NHL team should be forced to devote at least one night on their home schedule to the sounds of the game. No amplified AC/DC. No ear-splitting jet engine noises. No kiss-cam. Just the PA announcer providing the lineups, goals, assists and penalties. Imagine being able to turn to a fan and talk about the game? It used to make sense to have all the noise because it prevented fans from turning and saying, "I paid good dough for this?" But there really is something worth talking about. Why not give fans the chance to do so?