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Drop Offsides, Make Hockey Faster [Minisode]



Why do we have the mysterious lines we find on the hockey rink? Taylor and Daniel are out of town, so Dylan talks about offsides in hockey and how teams try to enter the offensive zone. AND he looks at the history of line-related rules in the NHL, their evolution over time and suggests that maybe it’s time for one more mutation: losing offsides rules to increase the speed and aggression of the game.

Here’s the article Dylan referenced in the episode. 

At the end, there’s a brief update on the stars not yet over playoff race. What Taylor would say, if he were in town: