As NHL motion resumes following the Christmas break, we sit about midway via the 2018-19 season. Meaning we’ve a large enough pattern of video games to see issues take form, however nonetheless have lots of hockey to go earlier than the playoffs.
We even have sufficient hindsight to see how final offseason’s strikes have impacted the outcomes of this 12 months, for higher or worse. And we are able to surprise how issues may have been totally different if they’d gone one other course.
With that mentioned, let’s take a look at 10 offseason strikes or non-moves that had a domino impact on this season and what may have been.