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  • you're upset with shoot outs wouldn't be because the Bruins lost would it?

    All kidding aside I'm assuming that you're talking about the Toronto vs Boston game. It was also my first time seeing a regular season shoot out and I have to say I agree with you. However, if the shoot out causes the teams to work harder in the 5 minute OT period I'm all for it.

    Watching OT in last nights game was very exciting, almost playoff OT exciting. You could tell they players were really trying to finish the game withou

    • you're upset with shoot outs wouldn't be because the Bruins lost would it?

      I know you're kidding, but: correct. I was actually a bit more open-minded to it until right before it began. I thought: I don't care how this ends, it's a dumb way to decide this great game I just saw.

      All kidding aside I'm assuming that you're talking about the Toronto vs Boston game. It was also my first time seeing a regular season shoot out and I have to say I agree with you. However, if the shoot out causes the teams to work harder in the 5 minute OT period I'm all for it.

      How about simply taking away the extra point, so if you lose, you LOSE?

      Watching OT in last nights game was very exciting, almost playoff OT exciting. You could tell they players were really trying to finish the game without going to a shoot out.

      Yeah, although I can't figure out why the hell there was not a penalty shot called with just over two minutes remaining in the third. There was another one in the second. It's weird that they are big on shootouts, but still shy about penalty shots.
      • How about simply taking away the extra point, so if you lose, you LOSE?

        Correct me if I'm wrong, but I do believe this is the way it used to be. At the end of regulation they would play an additional 5 minutes. If someone scored during that time, the winning team would receive 2 points, and the losing team nothing. Teams started playing for the tie rather than the win to at least give them self one point. Rather than watching two teams playing to preserve one point I'd rather see them play for an additio

        • Correct me if I'm wrong, but I do believe this is the way it used to be. At the end of regulation they would play an additional 5 minutes. If someone scored during that time, the winning team would receive 2 points, and the losing team nothing.

          Right. And it was good.

          Teams started playing for the tie rather than the win to at least give them self one point.

          No. It'd been that way for 100 years, teams didn't "start" doing anything. The problems had more to do with the fact that penalties were not being call