Thread: OT: Divison leader rule
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03-03-2013, 11:43 PM
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Originally Posted by iceblue View Post
I wish they would. It seems ridiculous that a team that has more actual wins but fewer points than another team due to lack of loser points is ranked lower. I know the NHL has that ROW tie breaker but it is just that- a tie breaker, so a team that thrives on loser points can still rank higher than one that gets more regulation and overtime wins. Crazy system.
I think the sane solution if they wanted to keep the shootout, is to only give the extra point when overtime is completed and prior to the shootout. If a team wins in overtime, the losing team doesn't earn a point.

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