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03-02-2012, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by piqued View Post
Similarly, winning in the shootout is a fairly ridiculous way to determine a winner. And that's why it's worth a third of a "real" win. It still would serve the function of providing resolution to the game, it still would be entertainment for those who enjoy it. I just don't see why a team should benefit from first failing to win in regulation, then failing to win in overtime, and finally failing to win the skills competition. What exactly would you be giving them a point for?
See, I think a good compromise position would be no points for a shootout win, but that team's fans get a coupon for a free taco or something. Resolution to game, no silly shootout messing up the standings, everyone's happy.

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