The Leafs Nation Festivus Airing of Grievances

It’s a very special day for those of us who cling to holidays created by ’90s sitcoms. Happy Festivus! A Festivus for the rest of us. Given that we’re a bunch of weak bloggers, we’ll forego the feats of strength this year and focus entirely on what we know best, and that’s airing our grievances. The NHL, Leafs, and the hockey world at large have given us plenty to work with in 2020 and we’ll get down to identifying who put the bees in our bonnet over the past 12 months.
Michael Mazzei
Around this time of year during a normal hockey season, NHL teams will be wrapping up a stretch of games before a Christmas break begins. My question is simple: why doesn’t the NHL try to schedule games on Christmas? I understand the players want to spend time with their families and they are completely justified in desiring that, but one thing I enjoy on Christmas is watching a prime-time NBA game on that same day. It would be a glorious opportunity for the league to market their players and put them on a big stage (think of the potential ratings!). Do I think …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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