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11-11-2009, 01:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Pog Form View Post
Yeah, I was curious about that too, actually. I'm gonna play the odds and guess that it had something to do with Roger Neilson? Anybody know?
Yes, Roger Neilson raised this point and asked "well if they're guaranteed a point, won't teams just pull their goalie in OT?" So they instituted this rule.

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