For many, this will feel like a minor detail of little importance. However, for a site that focuses so much on the center ice designs, it is a big day. NHL 22 gameplay has been revealed and the center ice circle is finally regulation size. It is hard to believe that for a decade of EA Sports NHL video games, we have had a smaller center ice than is regulated on the actual rinks. And before you say, "Why would you care about this and not the actual gameplay issues?" let me jus
Update: 9/1/21 New Photo from @Heather.Dixon.1466 TD Garden hosted a graduation ceremony recently and we can see the new scoreboard hanging in the rafters. This is the first time seeing it from below and now we know that it will have 4 under-belly screens. Aside from that, we do not have a lot of specific details about this board yet. It appears to be a conservative board compared to some in the league. We do not see many bells or whistles with this thing, and it certainly do
Back to our "What If?" Series, looking at what the 2020-2021 season ice rinks would have looked like if the NHL had placed the traditional Stanley Cup Playoffs graphics in the ice. Update: Here are the Stanley Cup Final logos on ice.
A quick roundup of rink related news to catch you up to speed on the developments of Rinks Around the League. The final stages of construction of the Isles and Kraken arenas, a new arena in Calgary, and a renewal for PNC Arena. Be sure to subscribe to his channel for some excellent behind-the-scenes NHL content.