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04-08-2011, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Jersey Girl View Post
...with good reason. The average fan has enough difficulty understanding the standings as it is. Let's not make it MORE complicated for goodness sakes.

For some reason every other sports league is fine with a simple Wins/Losses/Pct formula, but the NHL has to make it complicated.
From a pure logic standpoint, that points system is perfect for how NHL games are structured. Really not that complicated, but I do agree it wont be adopted because of your reasoning mainly.

Also realize "every other sport" has endless overtime to decide the winner.

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