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Sabres-Flyers’ Final Minute

Posted in Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 9, 2011 by davepoleck

I am not a fan of the three point game; I don’t like that it rewards a team for inevitably losing the game and creates an unnecessary insane logjam in the standings. But now I have a whole new reason for hating it. Buffalo and Philly were 3-3 with just over a minute left last night. About 10 minutes earlier, Pittsburgh had beaten the Islanders to jump ahead of the Flyers for the Atlantic Division by a single point. Buffalo needed just one point in order to clinch a playoff spot. So what did they decide to do….

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Three Point Games

Posted in Hockey Thoughts with tags , , , , , on November 4, 2009 by davepoleck

Please NHL…please get rid of the three point games. They have been in the League since the 1999-00 season and I still think that it would be better to only give out two points per game. It seems ridiculous that is a team is rewarded for getting the game into overtime and losing.

Case in point, the Toronto Maple Leafs have won one game, yet have 7 points. How the fuck does that makes sense?!?!?!