Let’s get nuts!

Take Brian Costello’s 20-playoff-team idea from the April 16 issue deeper into NHL mind-think.

Let 14 non-playoff teams have a shootout marathon for two slots. Then the other 12 go to a “maim the goalie in the crease” competition for one more.

The last 11 engage in a demolition derby-like “how much can you get away with” penalty contest.

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Per Brian, what’s the NHL got to lose? They couldn’t care less about the game’s true fans that once sat in those empty seats.

Harvey Levine, Bronx, N.Y.