Skip to main content

Go 4-on-4 full time

Demetrios Nikolaou, Cambridge, Ont.

Why doesn't the NHL go to 4-on-4 hockey and/or to the larger bow-shape nets?

It would make the game more enjoyable to watch.

With 4-on-4 hockey there would be more flow and less injuries to players. If you watch the game now there's more action in 4-on-4 overtime than there is in the whole game.

I only watch if I think the game is going into overtime.

To me it makes sense, which is probably why the NHL won't do it.


Mathew Barzal

Screen Shots: Mathew Barzal, Jason Robertson and the NHL in Newfoundland

Adam Proteau digs into Mat Barzal's extension with the Islanders, the Jason Robertson contract stalemate in Dallas and Thursday's NHL pre-season game in Newfoundland.

NHL 23 Cover

Marie-Philip Poulin and Amanda Kessel Reflect on Women's Hockey in NHL 23

NHL 23 will let users create mixed-gender teams in Hockey Ultimate Team for the first time. Hockey stars Marie-Philip Poulin and Amanda Kessel say the representation is significant.

Pavol Regenda

Clarke, Vilardi, Regenda Get Noticed in the Kings-Ducks Pre-Season Mini-Series

Prospects, new acquisitions and familiar faces are making the most of the three-game series between the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks.