Originally Posted by X-Terminator
No way. Gary Bettman has already taken a nice, long piss on NHL tradition - leave the playoff OT's alone. The playoffs are about heart, sacrifice and doing whatever it takes to win. Having shootouts in OT totally destroys that notion. If they have to play all night to win a game, then that's what they do, and if the fans miss it, then oh well. Shootouts are fine in the regular season - keep them out of the postseason.
And if we can keep whistles out of the post season as well.... except in intent to injure and scoring chance plays.... like it used to be... then we would be getting somewhere.
Bettmen needs to go back to basketball.