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01-12-2011, 11:03 AM
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: St. Andrews
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correct, you lose in ot you get nothing. i dont like the shootout and would rather extend the ot. however if they kept the shoot out then yes you lose , nothing.
Extending OT is the best solution if you want to avoid the situation. However, it would have a significant negative impact in terms of wear and tear over the course of the season. 4 on 4 also remains a different beast than 5 on 5.
I simply don't understand why anyone would want to punish the "losing" team that much for not winning a shootout... but that's just me.
3 pts for a win in regulation solves all these problems with a quickness, while also rewarding teams for finishing off an opponent in regulation.
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