A shortened 2012-13 NHL season has the potential to be one of the most exciting years in recent memory, and there are a few changes that the league can make to create even more excitement for the fans.
Some of these changes are small, but some are more drastic and would affect the game quite a bit. Let's look at 10 ways the league could make the new season more competitive and interesting.
Author's Note: I do not think that the NHL should make all of these changes. They are, for the most part, suggestions to consider. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section below.