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02-14-2013, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by LancelotLink View Post
You don't even watch it? If they win it, it's an extra point. And points are so valuable. In a compressed season, points are worth even more than usual. Points are like gold. Points are what gets a team into the playoffs. Points are... I can't think of a good way to describe their importance. Someone wanna help me out?
The point is still awarded if someone tunes out, though. I fully agree that they're valuable, but that's still not enough to make me watch the SO.

I watch them when I go to a game live, but only because my seats are in the middle of a row; I'd have to inconvenience like 10 people to get out and it's just not worth doing that to so many other people. But at home? I turn it off as soon as the OT period ends - that's when the hockey game ends for me, and I can just find out if they won the novelty point or not after the fact.

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