Don't change that channel

Swift, E.M.
October 1992
Sports Illustrated;10/19/92, Vol. 77 Issue 16, p80
Argues that with a few alterations the National Hockey League can make it on national television. Recommendations for repackaging NHL games on ESPN; Shortening up the game (three hours is too long); Shorten the time between periods; Cut the marquee names some slack; Why the NHL referees should jump on the cheap, nagging stuff, no matter how minor; Changing the rule on penalty shots; Ending annoying ties.


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