Thread: Post-Game Talk: still wanna fire Homer?
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04-24-2010, 02:16 AM
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Originally Posted by go kim johnsson 514 View Post
Gaborik is like 2 for 18 in his career in shootouts. There's the part of me that feels that Torts made the right call, and another part that tell me that you paid Gaborik to be your star player, clutch scorer, so here you go Marian, make $25 million dollars.
He's the only reason they were playing for a playoff spot... he earned his money.

That decision right there is why the shootout is a horrible way to end a hockey game, it rewards a skill independent of actually playing the sport.

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