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03-02-2012, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by piqued View Post
Why not? Why should you be rewarded for playing your opponent to a draw prior to the shootout? That's the same state the two teams are in before the puck drops -- theoretically even. You've proven absolutely nothing, accomplished absolutely nothing over those 65 minutes. Any point awarded to a loser is essentially a participation ribbon.
because the shoot out is a completely ridiculous way to determine a winner. Losing in a shootout is not a real loss and shouldnt be treated as such.

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