Thread: I'm Just Sayin'
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01-13-2011, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Cartsiephan View Post
A shootout win should not give a team an extra point for a skills competition, I just cannot understand how people cannot see this as the biggest issue overall. It should be established as a shootout is only a form of entertainment, thus it will not count as a W in the pt column but only be used as a tiebreaker if two teams end the season with equal wins, losses, and ties, yes a tie in an 82 game season is OK.
The SO especially blows my mind because Bettman has such a hard on for Stern and generally just follows whatever he does with the NBA.

More scoring - check
Draft lottery - check
Marketing superstars instead of teams - check
Forced rivalries - check

The SO is equivalent to a dunk contest deciding a game.

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