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John left me in charge of this today, so I'm going to do it a bit differently. Because, you know me, I've just got to be different. Don't worry. He'll be back with your regularly scheduled programming next Tuesday night.

So instead of links, I'm going to go with a single link. That's right - just one. This is your assignment: read what Mr. James Mirtle has to say, and then either contribute your own suggestion, or promote one of the ones listed.

What rules will the NHL test at its R&D camp?

Led by Brendan Shanahan, the NHL's senior vice president of player safety and hockey operations, the league will be holding its second annual research and development camp next week in Toronto to test out a few tweaks on the game.

There's a great big long list of what they'll be looking at, but below I've listed a few of the more interesting items with thoughts on what these changes may mean.