Here were his thoughts:
"Let's play less games. Our game is just, if not more physical, than the NFL. They play 16 games a year. We play 82, plus travel, plus playoffs. You're looking at the top teams in the League … Jonathan Toews has played over 100 games a year, probably consistently, for the past five or six years. Think about the wear and tear on your body when that happens.
I would like to see the games get cut down. I would like to see - 82 games, in my opinion, is a grind. You're going to see great players' careers get shorter because they're playing more games. This year, just the schedule alone: We've been playing almost every second day for the whole season. It's been crazy. Because of the World Cup, and the All-Star Game, and all these other things that are coming in.
Here's the reality: You cut games, that's less revenue, less money for players, less money for owners. So what do you want? Everybody's gotta make money."
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