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NHL takes March Madness approach to playoff hockey

NHL takes March Madness approach to playoff hockey
August 22, 2020
The NHL is using a 24-team playoff system to determine its new Stanley Cup Champion for the 2019-20 season, despite a long period of inactivity due to COVID-19. This system is reminiscent of the 68-team system used in the NCAA College Basketball Tournaments in March each year, a tournament that was also cancelled as a result of the pandemic. For the NHL, however, things are a bit different.

Minor league hockey returns to Macon

Macon-Bibb Mayor Robert Reichert shows off a Macon Mayhem jersey at the formal introduction of the new team Tuesday in Macon. The team comes from Augusta where they were the Riverhawks.
August 12, 2014

In a unanimous decision by the Macon-Bibb Commission, minor league hockey is on its way back to Macon. Former team Augusta Riverhawks, of Augusta, now renamed Macon Mayhem, recently moved to Macon and...

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