NHL All-Star Game: 5 Reasons Fan Balloting Is a Bad Idea

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NHL All-Star Game: 5 Reasons Fan Balloting Is a Bad Idea
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The NHL All-Star Game is about the fans, so why exclude them in the voting process?

I would be willing to bet almost all of us believe that the right to vote should be universal. But we all probably know someone who is an unreasonable-enough person that we wish we could justify taking that right away from them.

That is how I feel about fan balloting.

The NHL All Star Game is a display for the fans (though not those who like hits), so you have to involve the fans in the balloting process. But there are times that make me think about pulling the rights from the fans.

Thus, the following are reasons why fan balloting is bad for the game, even though I do not advocate taking it away...

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