#63: Flyers @ Sabres - March 5, 2010 - 7:30 PM (ET)
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03-05-2010, 07:52 PM
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I'd like to see an expanded OT which would hopefully reduce the amount of shootouts but as long as shootouts are part of the landscape I wouldn't be opposed to eliminating points for OT losses (not SO losses, just awarding a point in OT). I am not sure how that would change the flow of the game or how coaches would try to manipulate strategy.
It'd probably be similar to ties again. Both teams playing defensive, boring hockey in OT because neither one wants to risk not getting any points.
That's the only reason why I'm opposed to what you said. Anyone who lived through ties remembers how boring it was in OT.
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