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#1 Posted on 4.12.05 1121.46 Reposted on: 4.12.12 1125.40
Simple question from a non-Hockey fan.
Since they added shootouts, how can their be ties? At first I assumed that they limited the number of shots in a shootout, but last Saturday night they showed highlights on Sportscenter of a game that was won on the 30th or so shot! So how the hell do they tie if they just keep shooting till someone makes and someone misses?
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#2 Posted on 4.12.05 1149.33 Reposted on: 4.12.12 1149.37
They don't. The 3rd number you probably saw in the standings isn't for ties, it's for overtime losses. The league gives two points for a win (in regulation, overtime, or by shootout), one point for an overtime (including shootout) loss, and zero points for a regulation loss.
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