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NHL to vote on realignment this week

Mar 11, 2013, 11:17 AM EDT

Fax machines will be whirring today (is that what they do? whir? whatever, they’ll be in use) as NHL clubs vote on the league’s realignment proposal.

It’s not clear when an official announcement will be made, but it shouldn’t be long. The NHLPA has already approved the plan.

Once again, here’s how the new NHL should look next season:

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About those division names. A league source tells the Winnipeg Free Press that two of them will be different next season — the Midwest will become the Central, while the Central Division will get another, yet-to-be-determined name. (The Flortheast Division maybe.)

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