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03-04-2013, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by SgtJoseph View Post
As a former goalie, less scoring never bothered me either as a player or a fan........Some of the greatest games i have ever seen were some low scoring games in the 70s where Parent was sizzling...Hard hitting and the true role of enforcers playing out in a game adds plenty of " excitement" to a low scoring hockey game.

Some of the greatest baseball games were low scoring games Carlton pitched back in his prime.The Phillies did not score many runs back during his 27 win season, but his pitching carried the day...
It's more than just the raw number of goals - which I agree the lower they are the more valuable each one is. (I'll never understand basketball with its shot clock and illegal defense to maintain the pace of constant scoring - that pace is EXACTLY why I can't bother watching it). The quality of play also suffered with the 2LP rule. Slow and mired and muddled.

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