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01-11-2013, 10:09 PM
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Charlottetown, PE
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Wasn't it Ottawa beating Toronto?
October 05 2005 after almost 1 1/2 years NHL hockey returned with a new set of rules, perhaps the biggest rule change being the shootout if the game is still tied after a 5 minute overtime.
That night the Ottawa Senators were visiting the Toronto Maple Leafs and after regulation time and overtime, the game was tied 2 -2.
Daniel Alfredsson scored on the first ever shootout attempt for Ottawa.
Both Jason Allison and Eric Lindros missed on Toronto's attempts.
On Ottawa's third attempt Dany Heatley scored giving Ottawa the world's first NHL shootout victory.
Here's hoping Ottawa can start the post lockout on another high note.
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