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3 points for a win?

View Poll Results: Do you think regulation wins should be awarded 3 points?
Yes, it's only fair. 3 points avaiable for every game 37 56.06%
No, leave as is. shootout & OT wins only 3-point games 12 18.18%
Eliminate the shootout 12 18.18%
Eliminate Shootout & OT, back to 2 points per game 5 7.58%
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12-29-2009, 01:37 PM
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Regulation wins are not punished they are rewarded. A regulation win is rewarded with not allowing the other teams in your division/comference to pick up a point in the standings. Think of it this way, if you are playing a divion rival who is 2 points up on you in the standings you are actually punished if you win in OT. In this situation not only did you give a division rival a point but you also are still behind them in the standings. If you would have beat them outright you would have been tied in the standings, possibly even ahead based on the tiebreaker.
Yeah but every time conference rivals go to OT I'm being hurt. with the 3-point-win I have complete control over my own destiny, as it should be.

What if 2 other conference rivals are playing each other, and we are playing a team from the other conference? If their game goes to OT, and I win in regulation, even the losing rival only falls back 1 point!! And I won in regulation!! How is that fair?

Every game should have the same value: 3points up for grabs

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