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09-12-2010, 09:10 PM
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Yeah but this started off with 5 rounds instead of 3. If not for this it would have been over in the 3rd round. Also some players were allowed to go more than once even though everyone had not shot yet. Still pretty impressive that it did last 16 rounds.
I'm not too familiar with the Traverse City tournament, but 5 shooters (and the ability to reuse them) mirrors the way shootouts were handled in international hockey around the time the camp was established.

This also pre-dates the NHL's use of the shootout of course.

Now, international hockey is down to 3 shooters, but that came after the NHL did it (08ish)

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