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NHL takes March Madness approach to playoff hockey

NHL takes March Madness approach to playoff hockey

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor August 23, 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.
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.

Minor league hockey returns to Macon

Amanda Barrentine 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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