BUZZ: Dramatic Realignment For 2012-13 June 26th, 2011 1:34 pm NHL exec said to expect dramatic realignment in 2012-13. Four time-zone based divisions, two with eight teams, two with seven. — Nick Cotsonika (@cotsonika) June 25, 2011 Read more at the Sporting News. The idea of a four division realignment plan was written about last week. Time zone based divisions sound cool. How do you think this will shake out?