Tortorella may not like the shootout...
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03-17-2011, 12:44 PM
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Of course it SHOULD be 3 points for a regulation win but that would create more separation between the teams. The NHL wants every team to be "in the race" as long as possible because then fans keep coming through the gates. Between the salary cap and the loser points, there has never been such parity in the NHL. I think the league is worse off for it, but I'm sure its great from a greed factor... which apparently is the only thing that matters these days in sports.
I agree. I hate that 75% of the time if I am watching a game not involving the Rangers, all I am hoping for is the game ends in regulation. So stupid that some games award 2 points and some award 3.
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