You are over rating it and I am under rating it i guess
NY is a bus ride to New Jersey and Long Island, Pitt, Philly, Boston are still a plane ride. Do you honestly think you can take a bus from pitt to philly? haha. look at chicago, nash, dal, actually, 90% of the league cant take a bus to any game!
It's not like its a crazy disadvantage, you make it sound like they play a home and home with the florida panthers every other day.
The kings and ducks have won cups.
Calgary is a 45 min plane ride in a luxurious private jet. Vancouver is an extra 45 min plane ride past Calgary and they are in the same division. this extra 45 mins is making this huge difference?
And god forbid if they have to go from one luxurious hotel to the other in back to back games
Life is hard playing a game you love for millions of dollars while traveling around North America.
Worst excuse ever, right up there with my dog ate my homework. Or I got chlamydia from a public toilet seat, baby I swear!
Except the difference in time zones becomes a factor for the Canucks in their travel but, in most of these cases, it doesn't.