This observation, which I assume is true, startled me:
Television ratings for last year's Stanley Cup finals were lower than that of this year's Westminster Dog Show.
Why are we even talking about the NHL then?***
The rest of the piece is more of the same on the NHL's woes; go there if you want another dose.
*** Note to sensitive puckheads: I say that, being the one Clemson resident that thoroughly enjoyed watching the Lightning triumph over that beastly crew from Calgary.